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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag has occurred near Padangsidempuan in Indonesia

Earthquake location 1.1288S, 98.7939WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Padangsidempuan in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has been issued near Padangsidempuan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 76.27 km (47 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jdlv. Unique identifier: us1000jdlv. The temblor was detected at 23:34:29 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/03/19 / 2019-03-11 16:34:29 / March 11, 2019 @ 4:34 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 98.7939 East, latitude 1.1288 North, depth = 76.27 km.

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 Sibolga, Padangsidempuan. Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Padangsidempuan (c. 100 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Sibolga (c. 79 700 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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. 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: 58 km WSW of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 98.7939° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.1288° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 76.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 58km WSW of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-11 16:34:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-11 16:50:57 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 3.219 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 1 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 449 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 1.23 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 61 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000jdlv Id of event.
Event Code 1000jdlv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jdlv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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