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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag has occurred near Curup in Indonesia

Earthquake location -3.1778S, 101.9538WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Curup in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 91.37 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Curup in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:29:29 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/03/19 / 2019-03-16 22:29:29 / March 16, 2019 @ 10:29 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000jh81. Event ids that are associated: us1000jh81. Exact location, longitude 101.9538° East, latitude -3.1778° South, depth = 91.37 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lubuklinggau, Bengkulu, Curup (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Lubuklinggau (c. 148 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Curup (c. 46 200 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 71 km WNW of Curup, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 101.9538° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -3.1778° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 91.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 71km WNW of Curup, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-16 22:29:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-16 22:49:12 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 400 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 1.542 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 68 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 us1000jh81 Id of event.
Event Code 1000jh81 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jh81, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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