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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Banda Aceh in Indonesia


Earthquake location 4.9567S, 94.95WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Banda Aceh in Indonesia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/19 / 2019-09-16 00:52:06 / September 16, 2019 @ 12:52 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70005gur. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005gur. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:52:06 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.95 East, latitude 4.9567 North, depth = 47.83 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 47.83 km (30 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Banda Aceh (c. 250 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Banda Aceh. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 78 km SSW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.95° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.9567° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 78km SSW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-16 00:52:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-16 01:36:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 360 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 2.007 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 163 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 us70005gur Id of event.
Event Code 70005gur An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005gur, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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