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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Bengkulu in Indonesia

Earthquake location -4.5002S, 102.2208WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia. Global time and date of event 05/02/21 / 2021-02-05 09:07:57 / February 5, 2021 @ 9:07 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000deml. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000deml. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 102.2208 East, latitude -4.5002 South, depth = 52.88 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 52.88 km (33 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:07:57 / 9:07 am (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bengkulu. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

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

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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: 77 km S of Bengkulu, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 102.2208° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -4.5002° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 77 km S 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 2021-02-05 09:07:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-05 09:23:51 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 0.745 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 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 us6000deml Id of event.
Event Code 6000deml An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000deml, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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