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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Bengkulu in Indonesia

Earthquake location -4.1499S, 102.6756WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/11/20 / 2020-11-23 18:57:07 / November 23, 2020 @ 6:57 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ck3e. Unique identifier: us7000ck3e. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 82.23 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 18:57:07 / 6:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 102.6756 East, latitude -4.1499 South, depth = 82.23 km.

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Curup, Pageralam, Bengkulu. The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Curup (c. 46 200 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 59 km SE of Bengkulu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 102.6756° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -4.1499° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 82.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 59 km SE 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 2020-11-23 18:57:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-03 20:33:11 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 271 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 0.349 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 148 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 us7000ck3e Id of event.
Event Code 7000ck3e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ck3e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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