A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/03/21 / 2021-03-01 00:13:33 / March 1, 2021 @ 12:13 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfzr. Id of event: us7000dfzr. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:13:33 / 12:13 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.92 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 102.2745° East, -4.4379° South, depth 39.92 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bengkulu.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 70 km S of Bengkulu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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