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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 65 km WSW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia



Earthquake location 5.4236S, 94.7456WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Banda Aceh in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.5 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/17 / 2017-03-05 15:24:43 / March 5, 2017 @ 3:24 pm. Id of earthquake: us10008785. Event ids that are associated: us10008785. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:24:43 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 94.7456 East, latitude 5.4236 North, depth = 60.5 km.

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Banda Aceh (c. 250 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Sabang (c. 24 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sabang, Banda Aceh.

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 struck near. Every 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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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: 65 km WSW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.7456° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.4236° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 65km WSW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-05 15:24:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-06 14:40:33 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 2.2 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 120 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 us10008785 Id of event.
Event Code 10008785 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008785, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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