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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag has occurred near Padang in Indonesia

Earthquake location -1.8076S, 100.4305WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 95 kilometers (59 miles) from Padang in Indonesia. 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: 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 04:42:00 / November 18, 2020 @ 4:42 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cpq3. Unique identifier: us6000cpq3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.47 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 100.4305 East, latitude -1.8076 South, depth = 53.47 km. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:42:00 / 4:42 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Padang. The epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Padang (c. 840 400 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 95 km S of Padang, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 100.4305° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -1.8076° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 53.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 95 km S 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 2020-11-18 04:42:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-18 05:01:36 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 432 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 2.205 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000cpq3 Id of event.
Event Code 6000cpq3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000cpq3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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