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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Bandar Lampung in Indonesia

Earthquake location -5.9847S, 104.8427WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Bandar Lampung in Indonesia on Tuesday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:46:18 / 3:46 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000bpua. Event ids that are associated: us7000bpua. The epicenter was at a depth of 63.25 km (39 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/09/20 / 2020-09-15 15:46:18 / September 15, 2020 @ 3:46 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 104.8427 East, latitude -5.9847 South, depth = 63.25 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Bandarlampung (c. 800 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bandarlampung (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 76 km SW of Bandar Lampung, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 104.8427° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -5.9847° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 63.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76 km SW 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 2020-09-15 15:46:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-21 16:32:29 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 312 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 2.477 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 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 us7000bpua Id of event.
Event Code 7000bpua An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bpua, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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