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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Reuleuet in Indonesia

Earthquake location 4.8799S, 96.0843WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Reuleuet in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 13:53:54 / 1:53 pm (local time epicenter). 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: us6000bhpy. Unique identifier: us6000bhpy. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 13:53:54 / August 20, 2020 @ 1:53 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.72 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 27.72 km, 96.0843° East, 4.8799° North.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Meulaboh, Bireun, Sigli. Epicenter of the event was 43 km (27 miles) from Reuleuet (c. 40 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Meulaboh (c. 35 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bireun (c. 25 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Sigli (c. 17 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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: 43 km SSW of Reuleuet, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 96.0843° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.8799° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43 km SSW of Reuleuet, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-20 13:53:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-20 14:12:44 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 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 0.926 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 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 us6000bhpy Id of event.
Event Code 6000bhpy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000bhpy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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