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Light earthquake 4.9 mag, 46 km WSW of Meulaboh, Indonesia

Earthquake location 3.9133S, 95.7759WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Meulaboh in Indonesia on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 04:59:52 / 4:59 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47.81 km (30 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 95.7759° East, 3.9133° North, depth 47.81 km. Id of earthquake: us6000c8fj. Event ids that are associated: us6000c8fj. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/10/20 / 2020-10-15 04:59:52 / October 15, 2020 @ 4:59 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Meulaboh (c. 35 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Meulaboh (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 46 km WSW of Meulaboh, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 95.7759° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 3.9133° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 46 km WSW 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 2020-10-15 04:59:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-15 05:13:13 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 369 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 1.752 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 165 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 us6000c8fj Id of event.
Event Code 6000c8fj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c8fj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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