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Light earthquake 4.9 mag, 88 km SW of Pagar Alam, Indonesia

Earthquake location -4.5979S, 102.6872WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Pagar Alam in Indonesia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 04:35:03 / August 2, 2020 @ 4:35 am. Exact location, longitude 102.6872° East, latitude -4.5979° South, depth = 57.12 km. The temblor was detected at 04:35:03 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000b89d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b89d. 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 57.12 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bengkulu, Pageralam (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop).

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

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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. 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: 88 km SW of Pagar Alam, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 102.6872° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -4.5979° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 57.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 88 km SW of Pagar Alam, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-02 04:35:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-02 04:53:24 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 369 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 0.356 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 104 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 us6000b89d Id of event.
Event Code 6000b89d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b89d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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