A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 222 km SSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia (138 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 101.7509° East, -5.7485° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfhz. Id of event: us7000dfhz. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/02/21 / 2021-02-27 01:50:27 / February 27, 2021 @ 1:50 am. The temblor was detected at 01:50:27 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 222 km SSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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