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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Sabang in Indonesia



Earthquake location 7.2571S, 94.8709WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 158 km NNW of Sabang, Indonesia (98 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/01/17 / 2017-01-05 20:28:54 / January 5, 2017 @ 8:28 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.8709 East, latitude 7.2571 North, depth = 202.12 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 202.12 km (126 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10007rhn. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007rhn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 02:28:54 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter).

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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 158 km NNW of Sabang, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.8709° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.2571° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 202.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 158km NNW of Sabang, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-01-05 20:28:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-02 00:02:08 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 298 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 2.884 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 116 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 us10007rhn Id of event.
Event Code 10007rhn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007rhn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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