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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 13 km S of Parapat, Indonesia

Earthquake location 2.5378S, 98.9383WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Parapat in Indonesia on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 30/07/19 / 2019-07-30 01:22:39 / July 30, 2019 @ 1:22 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us60004x81. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004x81. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:22:39 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 145.79 km (91 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 98.9383 East, latitude 2.5378 North, depth = 145.79 km.

Nearby 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 Tebingtinggi, Sibolga, Kisaran. Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from Pematangsiantar (c. 209 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Kisaran (c. 129 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Tebingtinggi (c. 117 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Sibolga (c. 79 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kabanjahe (c. 57 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Pekan Bahapal (c. 40 000 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 13 km S of Parapat, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 98.9383° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 2.5378° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 145.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km S of Parapat, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-30 01:22:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-30 21:57:14 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 312 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 0.155 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 73 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 us60004x81 Id of event.
Event Code 60004x81 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60004x81, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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