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Moderate earthquake 5.5 mag, 227 km SSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia



Earthquake location -5.669S, 101.4094WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 227 km SSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia (141 miles). Event id: us2000a15p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a15p. A tsunami warning has been issued near Bengkulu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 101.4094° East, -5.669° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/07/17 / 2017-07-25 23:23:23 / July 25, 2017 @ 11:23 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:23:23 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 227 km SSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 101.4094° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -5.669° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 227km SSW 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 2017-07-25 23:23:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-25 23:46:05 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 3.38 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 465 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 2.015 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 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 us2000a15p Id of event.
Event Code 2000a15p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a15p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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