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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Padangsidempuan in Indonesia

Earthquake location 0.6485S, 99.7038WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 93 km SSE of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia (58 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70005xq3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005xq3. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:54:18 / 4:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/10/19 / 2019-10-15 09:54:18 / October 15, 2019 @ 9:54 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 99.7038 East, latitude 0.6485 North, depth = 144.2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 144.2 km (90 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 93 km SSE of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 99.7038° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.6485° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 144.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 93km SSE 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 2019-10-15 09:54:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-10 09:34:32 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 284 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 1.373 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 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 us70005xq3 Id of event.
Event Code 70005xq3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005xq3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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