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Light earthquake: M4.8 quake has struck near Padangsidempuan in Indonesia



Earthquake location 0.5722S, 98.4737WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 124 km SW of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia (77 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/11/16 / 2016-11-06 14:03:39 / November 6, 2016 @ 2:03 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 51.94 km (32 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us100075uz. Unique identifier: us100075uz. Exact location of event, depth 51.94 km, 98.4737° East, 0.5722° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:03:39 / 9:03 pm (local time epicenter).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 fifteen 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 124 km SW of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 98.4737° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.5722° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 51.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 124km SW of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-06 14:03:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-06 15:09:18 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 354 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 1.155 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 168 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 us100075uz Id of event.
Event Code 100075uz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100075uz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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