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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag strikes near Reuleuet in Indonesia

Earthquake location 4.7328S, 96.1791WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Reuleuet in Indonesia on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.38 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 18/10/18 / 2018-10-18 04:29:03 / October 18, 2018 @ 4:29 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 11:29:03 / 11:29 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000hdrj. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hdrj. Exact location of event, depth 9.38 km, 96.1791° East, 4.7328° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Reuleuet (c. 40 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Meulaboh (c. 35 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Bireun (c. 25 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sigli (c. 17 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bireun, Sigli, Meulaboh (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km SSW of Reuleuet, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 96.1791° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.7328° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54km SSW of Reuleuet, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-10-18 04:29:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-18 05:11:23 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 369 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 0.91 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 92 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 us1000hdrj Id of event.
Event Code 1000hdrj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hdrj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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