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Moderate earthquake, 5.7 mag has occurred near Bengkulu in Indonesia



Earthquake location -4.1437S, 102.2695WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55.3 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005gqv. Id of event: us20005gqv. Exact location of earthquake, 102.2695° East, -4.1437° South, depth 55.3 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Bengkulu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/04/16 / 2016-04-10 02:14:36 / April 10, 2016 @ 2:14 am. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:14:36 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 115 km (71 miles) from Lubuklinggau (c. 148 200 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Curup (c. 46 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lubuklinggau, Pageralam, Curup.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km S of Bengkulu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 102.2695° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -4.1437° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 55.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km S 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 2016-04-10 02:14:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-10 02:39:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.23 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 501 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 0.717 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwp The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20005gqv Id of event.
Event Code 20005gqv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005gqv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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