Earthquake 5.0 SR Shakes Kaur Bengkulu

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Monday, January 01 2018 - 22:00 IWST

BMKG Badan Meteorologi, Klimatologi, dan Geofisika (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)
BMKG Badan Meteorologi, Klimatologi, dan Geofisika (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Bandarlampung - Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) said there has been a magnitude-tectonic earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale on Monday (1/1/2017, 13:22:42 WIB, in Kaur, Bengkulu.

According to BMKG, the magnitude 5.0 quake was centered at a depth of 10 km, located at coordinates 6.46 degrees south latitude and 101.70 degrees east longitude.

The quake was 276 km southwest of Kaur, Bengkulu.

BMKG confirmed this earthquake does not have the potential to cause a tsunami threat. (Ant)

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