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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Sungaipenuh in Indonesia

Earthquake location -3.3339S, 100.9487WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 146 km SSW of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia (91 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.01 km (17 miles). Unique identifier: us1000j9dx. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000j9dx. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 100.9487 East, latitude -3.3339 South, depth = 28.01 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:51:40 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/02/19 / 2019-02-20 17:51:40 / February 20, 2019 @ 5:51 pm UTC/GMT.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 146 km SSW of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 100.9487° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -3.3339° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28.01 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 146km SSW 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 2019-02-20 17:51:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-14 23:16:16 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 298 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 2.247 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 192 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 us1000j9dx Id of event.
Event Code 1000j9dx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000j9dx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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