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Moderate earthquake: M5.2 quake has struck near Bengkulu in Indonesia



Earthquake location -3.1023S, 101.5415WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 111 km NW of Bengkulu, Indonesia (69 miles). Exact location of event, depth 64.92 km, 101.5415° East, -3.1023° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 13:55:15 / April 2, 2017 @ 1:55 pm. Id of earthquake: us10008dy5. Event ids that are associated: us10008dy5. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 64.92 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Bengkulu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:55:15 / 8:55 pm (local time epicenter).

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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 111 km NW of Bengkulu, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 101.5415° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -3.1023° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 64.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 111km NW 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 2017-04-02 13:55:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-02 14:12:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 416 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 1.885 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 us10008dy5 Id of event.
Event Code 10008dy5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008dy5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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