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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Meulaboh in Indonesia

Earthquake location 3.8228S, 95.7596WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Meulaboh in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44.06 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/10/16 / 2016-10-07 15:28:06 / October 7, 2016 @ 3:28 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 95.7596 East, latitude 3.8228 North, depth = 44.06 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:28:06 / 9:28 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20007cl8. Event ids that are associated: us20007cl8.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Meulaboh (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from Meulaboh (c. 35 100 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 53 km SW of Meulaboh, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 95.7596° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 3.8228° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 44.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 53km SW of Meulaboh, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-07 15:28:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-07 22:03:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 360 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 284 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 1.831 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 153 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 us20007cl8 Id of event.
Event Code 20007cl8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20007cl8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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