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Moderate earthquake 5.1 mag, 90 km SSE of Bengkulu, Indonesia

Earthquake location -4.5718S, 102.5482WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (mg/mb) has striked on Thursday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 09:56:09 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 60.29 km (37 miles). Global time of event 02/04/15 / 2015-04-02 02:56:09 / April 2, 2015 @ 2:56 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Bengkulu in Indonesia, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 102.5482 East, latitude -4.5718 South, depth 60.29 km, unique identifier, us10001t06.

Close countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pageralam, Bengkulu.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 102.5482° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -4.5718° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60.29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 90km SSE of Bengkulu, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-04-02 02:56:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-04-02 03:14:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 1 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 400 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.457 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 102 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10001t06 Id of event.
Event Code 10001t06 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10001t06, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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