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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 48 km ENE of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia

Earthquake location 1.5695S, 99.6606WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Padangsidempuan in Indonesia on Thursday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:30:05 / 3:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 99.6606 East, latitude 1.5695 North, depth = 174.39 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/11/20 / 2020-11-26 03:30:05 / November 26, 2020 @ 3:30 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 174.39 km (108 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cl6m. Id of event: us7000cl6m.

Epicenter of the event was 62 km (39 miles) from Rantauprapat (c. 103 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Padangsidempuan (c. 100 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Bandar (c. 31 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rantauprapat, Bandar, Padangsidempuan. Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

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 one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 48 km ENE of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 99.6606° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.5695° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 174.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48 km ENE of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-26 03:30:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-15 23:55:55 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 298 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 1.337 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 us7000cl6m Id of event.
Event Code 7000cl6m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cl6m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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