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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Sungaipenuh in Indonesia



Earthquake location -2.1704S, 102.2136WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Sungaipenuh in Indonesia on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 102.2136 East, latitude -2.1704 South, depth = 204.14 km. Event id: us20009m5x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009m5x. The temblor was reported at 20:08:23 / 8:08 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/06/17 / 2017-06-07 13:08:23 / June 7, 2017 @ 1:08 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 204.14 km (127 miles).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sungai Penuh (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Sungai Penuh (c. 95 900 pop).

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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 92 km E of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 102.2136° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -2.1704° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 204.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 92km E 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 2017-06-07 13:08:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-24 12:15:42 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 271 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 2.298 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.02 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 127 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 us20009m5x Id of event.
Event Code 20009m5x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009m5x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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