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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Sigli in Indonesia


Earthquake location 4.7792S, 95.7159WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Sigli in Indonesia on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:22:28 / 8:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96.5 km (60 miles). Global time and date of event 10/10/20 / 2020-10-10 20:22:28 / October 10, 2020 @ 8:22 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000c7di. Event ids that are associated: us6000c7di. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 95.7159 East, latitude 4.7792 North, depth = 96.5 km.

The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Reuleuet (c. 40 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Meulaboh (c. 35 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Sigli (c. 17 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Meulaboh, Reuleuet, Sigli (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 72 km SSW of Sigli, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 95.7159° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.7792° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 96.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 72 km SSW of Sigli, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-10 20:22:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-10 22:36:07 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 312 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 1.305 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 128 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 us6000c7di Id of event.
Event Code 6000c7di An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c7di, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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