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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Sungaipenuh in Indonesia

Earthquake location -2.2827S, 100.8807WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Sungaipenuh in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 00:38:45 / 12:38 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58.57 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 17:38:45 / February 27, 2017 @ 5:38 pm. Exact location of event, depth 58.57 km, 100.8807° East, -2.2827° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us100087i8. Event ids that are associated: us100087i8.

The epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Sungai Penuh (c. 95 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sungai Penuh.

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 60 km WSW of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 100.8807° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -2.2827° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 58.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 60km WSW of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-27 17:38:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-14 20:42:22 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 259 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 2.596 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 182 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 us100087i8 Id of event.
Event Code 100087i8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100087i8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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