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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 61 km NNE of Meulaboh, Indonesia

Earthquake location 4.6586S, 96.3415WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Meulaboh in Indonesia. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:06:44 / 9:06 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dery. Unique identifier: us6000dery. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/01/21 / 2021-01-30 09:06:44 / January 30, 2021 @ 9:06 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 96.3415° East, 4.6586° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Reuleuet (c. 40 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Meulaboh (c. 35 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Bireun (c. 25 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Sigli (c. 17 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sigli, Bireun, Reuleuet (min 5000 pop).

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. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 61 km NNE of Meulaboh, 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 96.3415° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.6586° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 61 km NNE 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 2021-01-30 09:06:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-24 14:04:49 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 0.827 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.41 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 152 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 us6000dery Id of event.
Event Code 6000dery An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dery, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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