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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 157 km NNW of Sabang, Indonesia

Earthquake location 7.2583S, 94.9193WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 157 km NNW of Sabang, Indonesia (98 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/11/19 / 2019-11-17 06:47:12 / November 17, 2019 @ 6:47 am. The temblor was detected at 12:47:12 / 12:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.9193 East, latitude 7.2583 North, depth = 60.48 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60.48 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000692f. Unique identifier: us7000692f.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 157 km NNW of Sabang, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 94.9193° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.2583° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 157km NNW of Sabang, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-17 06:47:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-17 07:31:57 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 340 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 2.851 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 97 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 us7000692f Id of event.
Event Code 7000692f An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000692f, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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