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Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 192 km west of Benkulu, Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Friday, Nov 11, 2022 at 6:39 pm (GMT +7) -

Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 192 km west of Benkulu, Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Friday, Nov 11, 2022 at 6:39 pm (GMT +7) Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 192 km west of Benkulu, Bengkulu, Indonesia, on Friday, Nov 11, 2022 at 6:39 pm (GMT +7)

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

11 Nov 11:55 UTC: First to report: USGS after 16 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 11, 2022 11:39:28 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Nov 11, 2022 at 6:39 pm (GMT +7)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude3.8025°S / 100.5394°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode3.803°N / 79.461°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoHutapanjang (202 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities192 km (119 mi) W of Benkulu (pop: 309,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
216 km (134 mi) SSW of Sungai Penuh (pop: 95,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
223 km (139 mi) W of Churup (pop: 46,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
264 km (164 mi) WSW of Lubuklinggau (pop: 148,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
301 km (187 mi) W of Pagar Alam (pop: 70,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
318 km (198 mi) S of Padang (pop: 840,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
421 km (261 mi) SW of Jambi City (pop: 420,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
748 km (465 mi) WNW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 27°C (81 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from NW
Estimated seismic energy released2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.010 km191 Km W of Bengkulu, IndonesiaUSGS
5.010 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaRaspberryShake
4.826 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
5.010 kmSouthern Sumatra, IndonesiaIRIS

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Kresek, West Java (689.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Tidak terasa di pabrik kerupuk carenang serang Banten (reported through our app)  


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