A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Pagaralam in Indonesia on Friday. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:02:55 / 9:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 103.61 km (64 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Pagaralam in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000863e. Id of event: us6000863e. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/02/20 / 2020-02-28 14:02:55 / February 28, 2020 @ 2:02 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 102.9253° East, latitude -4.2084° South, depth = 103.61 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tanjungagung, Lubuklinggau, Curup (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Lubuklinggau (c. 148 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Lahat (c. 65 900 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Tanjungagung (c. 53 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Curup (c. 46 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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