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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Jambi in Indonesia



Earthquake location -2.0108S, 102.5749WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 124 kilometers (77 miles) from Jambi in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 21:35:07 / 9:35 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008iz8. Event ids that are associated: us10008iz8. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/04/17 / 2017-04-19 14:35:07 / April 19, 2017 @ 2:35 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 102.5749 East, latitude -2.0108 South, depth = 308.12 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 308.12 km (191 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bejubang Dua. Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Bejubang Dua (c. 8 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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: 124 km WSW of Jambi, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 102.5749° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -2.0108° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 308.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 124km WSW of Jambi, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-19 14:35:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-20 05:30:15 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 0 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 312 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 2.299 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 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 us10008iz8 Id of event.
Event Code 10008iz8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008iz8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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