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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag has occurred near Bengkulu in Indonesia

Earthquake location -4.6415S, 102.4835WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 96 kilometers (60 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.2 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 102.4835° East, -4.6415° South, depth 58.2 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 11/12/18 / 2018-12-11 14:20:48 / December 11, 2018 @ 2:20 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:20:48 / 9:20 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000iuq3. Event ids that are associated: us2000iuq3.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bengkulu. Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (60 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop).

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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 96 km SSE of Bengkulu, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 102.4835° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -4.6415° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 58.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 96km 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 2018-12-11 14:20:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-18 14:55:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 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 369 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 0.547 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 80 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 us2000iuq3 Id of event.
Event Code 2000iuq3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000iuq3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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