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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag has occurred near Bengkulu in Indonesia

Earthquake location -4.4222S, 102.6372WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 17:28:35 / 5:28 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 102.6372 East, latitude -4.4222 South, depth = 63.18 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 63.18 km (39 miles). Event id: us6000d672. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d672. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 17:28:35 / January 6, 2021 @ 5:28 pm.

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Curup (c. 46 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Curup, Pageralam, Bengkulu (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 80 km SSE of Bengkulu, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 102.6372° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -4.4222° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 63.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 80 km 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 2021-01-06 17:28:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-06 17:50:48 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 4.047 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 449 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 0.323 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000d672 Id of event.
Event Code 6000d672 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d672, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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