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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag has occurred near Bengkulu in Indonesia

Earthquake location -4.3117S, 102.1057WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/04/19 / 2019-04-27 13:04:26 / April 27, 2019 @ 1:04 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.1 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:04:26 / 8:04 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Bengkulu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70003cyd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003cyd. Exact location of event, longitude 102.1057 East, latitude -4.3117 South, depth = 53.1 km.

Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Curup (c. 46 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Curup, Bengkulu.

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 59 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 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 102.1057° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -4.3117° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 53.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 59km 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 2019-04-27 13:04:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-27 14:57:58 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 385 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 0.849 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 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 us70003cyd Id of event.
Event Code 70003cyd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003cyd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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