Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 20 km WNW of Bandar Lampung, Indonesia

Earthquake location -5.3283S, 105.1061WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Bandar Lampung in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, 105.1061° East, -5.3283° South, depth 136.15 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:16:10 / 7:16 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 19:16:10 / July 8, 2020 @ 7:16 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 136.15 km (85 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000ap1n. Event ids that are associated: us7000ap1n.

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Bandarlampung (c. 800 300 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Metro (c. 149 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Terbanggi Besar (c. 52 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kotabumi (c. 42 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kotabumi, Terbanggi Besar, Metro (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

Questions or comments?

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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 20 km WNW of Bandar Lampung, Indonesia.

Copyright © 2020 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 105.1061° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -5.3283° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 136.15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20 km WNW of Bandar Lampung, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-08 19:16:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-21 13:18:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 284 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 2.348 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 114 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 us7000ap1n Id of event.
Event Code 7000ap1n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ap1n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply