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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Sungai Penuh in Indonesia

Earthquake location -2.0553S, 100.6254WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Sungai Penuh in Indonesia. Exact location, longitude 100.6254° East, latitude -2.0553° South, depth = 53.92 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/11/20 / 2020-11-22 06:05:23 / November 22, 2020 @ 6:05 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:05:23 / 6:05 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 53.92 km (34 miles). Unique identifier: us6000csiv. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000csiv.

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Sungai Penuh (c. 95 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sungai Penuh (min 5000 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 85 km W of Sungai Penuh, 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 100.6254° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -2.0553° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 53.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 85 km W of Sungai Penuh, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-22 06:05:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-18 14:04:44 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 2.401 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 196 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 us6000csiv Id of event.
Event Code 6000csiv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000csiv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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