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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Bandar in Indonesia

Earthquake location 2.0473S, 99.4531WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Bandar in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 165.44 km, 99.4531° East, 2.0473° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 165.44 km (103 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/09/18 / 2018-09-19 11:14:42 / September 19, 2018 @ 11:14 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hh2d. Id of event: us2000hh2d. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:14:42 / 6:14 pm (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Rantauprapat (c. 103 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Padangsidempuan (c. 100 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Sibolga (c. 79 700 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Bandar (c. 31 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sibolga, Padangsidempuan, Rantauprapat (min 5000 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 thirteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km W of Bandar, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 99.4531° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 2.0473° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 165.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km W of Bandar, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-19 11:14:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-19 11:37:55 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 284 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 0.832 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 119 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 us2000hh2d Id of event.
Event Code 2000hh2d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000hh2d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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