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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Payakumbuh in Indonesia

Earthquake location -0.3825S, 100.652WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Payakumbuh in Indonesia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ahgu. Id of event: us7000ahgu. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.11 km (21 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 100.652 East, latitude -0.3825 South, depth = 34.11 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:40:10 / 5:40 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 17:40:10 / June 29, 2020 @ 5:40 pm UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Padang, Pariaman, Sijunjung (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Padang (c. 840 400 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Payakumbuh (c. 121 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Bukittinggi (c. 98 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Pariaman (c. 92 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Solok (c. 48 400 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Sijunjung (c. 27 800 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km S of Payakumbuh, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 100.652° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -0.3825° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18 km S of Payakumbuh, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-29 17:40:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-08 21:54:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 0.803 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.27 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 us7000ahgu Id of event.
Event Code 7000ahgu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ahgu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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