Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Singkil in Indonesia

Earthquake location 1.4273S, 97.7214WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 95 km S of Singkil, Indonesia (59 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgqh. Id of event: us6000dgqh. The temblor was detected at 15:35:14 / 3:35 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.73 km (32 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 97.7214 East, latitude 1.4273 North, depth = 50.73 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/02/21 / 2021-02-04 15:35:14 / February 4, 2021 @ 3:35 pm.

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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

Did you feel it?

How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 95 km S of Singkil, Indonesia.

Copyright © 2021 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 97.7214° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.4273° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 50.73 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 95 km S of Singkil, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-04 15:35:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-03 22:31:59 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 0.19 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 92 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 us6000dgqh Id of event.
Event Code 6000dgqh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dgqh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply