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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag was detected near Bengkulu in Indonesia

Earthquake location -4.4977S, 102.5621WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/01/21 / 2021-01-30 10:52:32 / January 30, 2021 @ 10:52 am. Unique identifier: us6000dd7l. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dd7l. The temblor was reported at 10:52:32 / 10:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 102.5621 East, latitude -4.4977 South, depth = 57.84 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.84 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pageralam, Bengkulu (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 83 km SSE of Bengkulu, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 102.5621° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -4.4977° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 57.84 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 83 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 2021-01-30 10:52:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-30 11:11:03 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 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 0.415 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 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 us6000dd7l Id of event.
Event Code 6000dd7l An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dd7l, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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