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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Meulaboh in Indonesia

Earthquake location 4.5069S, 96.6871WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Meulaboh in Indonesia on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 96.6871 East, latitude 4.5069 North, depth = 153.6 km. Event id: us6000c7iv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c7iv. The temblor was picked up at 11:09:24 / 11:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/10/20 / 2020-10-11 11:09:24 / October 11, 2020 @ 11:09 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 153.6 km (95 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lhokseumawe, Reuleuet, Bireun. Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Lhokseumawe (c. 89 000 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Reuleuet (c. 40 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Meulaboh (c. 35 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bireun (c. 25 800 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 74 km ENE of Meulaboh, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 96.6871° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.5069° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 153.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 74 km ENE of Meulaboh, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-11 11:09:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-11 11:28:36 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 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 0.762 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 141 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 us6000c7iv Id of event.
Event Code 6000c7iv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c7iv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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