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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Padang in Indonesia

Earthquake location -1.5332S, 100.4899WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Padang in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 19:37:25 / 7:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 100.4899° East, latitude -1.5332° South, depth = 79.22 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/10/20 / 2020-10-26 19:37:25 / October 26, 2020 @ 7:37 pm. Event id: us7000c81i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c81i. The epicenter was at a depth of 79.22 km (49 miles).

Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Solok, Padang (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Padang (c. 840 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Solok (c. 48 400 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten 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.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km SSE of Padang, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 100.4899° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -1.5332° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 79.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 66 km SSE of Padang, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-26 19:37:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-03 21:41:45 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 271 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 1.927 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 us7000c81i Id of event.
Event Code 7000c81i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000c81i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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