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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag strikes near Bengkulu in Indonesia

Earthquake location -3.8056S, 101.7751WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia on Saturday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Bengkulu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/11/18 / 2018-11-03 15:58:33 / November 3, 2018 @ 3:58 pm. Exact location of event, depth 51.13 km, 101.7751° East, -3.8056° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000i6f4. Unique identifier: us2000i6f4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.13 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:58:33 / 10:58 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Curup, Bengkulu. Earthquake epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Curup (c. 46 200 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km W of Bengkulu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 101.7751° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -3.8056° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 51.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54km W 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 2018-11-03 15:58:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-03 16:16:42 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 3.054 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 110 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000i6f4 Id of event.
Event Code 2000i6f4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000i6f4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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