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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Sinabang in Indonesia



Earthquake location 2.4923S, 95.8831WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 95.8831 East, latitude 2.4923 North, depth = 23.56 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us100095jw. Unique identifier: us100095jw. Global time and date of event 25/06/17 / 2017-06-25 14:38:23 / June 25, 2017 @ 2:38 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.56 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:38:23 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sinabang (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 55 km W of Sinabang, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 95.8831° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 2.4923° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 55km W of Sinabang, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-25 14:38:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-10 13:42:45 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 2.062 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 207 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 us100095jw Id of event.
Event Code 100095jw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100095jw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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