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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag was detected near Bengkulu in Indonesia

Earthquake location -4.5219S, 102.5046WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/04/20 / 2020-04-29 08:17:48 / April 29, 2020 @ 8:17 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us60009ejp. Ids that are associated to the event: us60009ejp. Exact location of event, longitude 102.5046 East, latitude -4.5219 South, depth = 56.38 km. The temblor was detected at 15:17:48 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.38 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pageralam, Bengkulu. Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop).

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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 84 km SSE of Bengkulu, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 102.5046° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -4.5219° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 56.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 84km SSE 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 2020-04-29 08:17:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-29 08:38:40 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 354 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 0.477 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 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 us60009ejp Id of event.
Event Code 60009ejp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60009ejp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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