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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Bengkulu in Indonesia

Earthquake location -4.7493S, 102.224WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 105 km S of Bengkulu, Indonesia (65 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:53:04 / 3:53 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us700038wr. Event ids that are associated: us700038wr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.76 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 102.224 East, latitude -4.7493 South, depth = 31.76 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/04/19 / 2019-04-18 20:53:04 / April 18, 2019 @ 8:53 pm.

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 105 km S of Bengkulu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 102.224° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -4.7493° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 105km S 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 2019-04-18 20:53:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-16 18:14:18 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 298 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 0.825 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 173 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 us700038wr Id of event.
Event Code 700038wr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700038wr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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