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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Sabang in Indonesia

Earthquake location 7.4656S, 93.5259WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 263 km NW of Sabang, Indonesia (163 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/01/21 / 2021-01-18 16:08:00 / January 18, 2021 @ 4:08 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 93.5259 East, latitude 7.4656 North, depth = 43.43 km. Event id: us7000d3pj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d3pj. 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 43.43 km (27 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:08:00 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 263 km NW of Sabang, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 93.5259° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.4656° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 43.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 263 km NW of Sabang, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-18 16:08:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-27 15:57:22 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 284 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 4.062 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 170 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 us7000d3pj Id of event.
Event Code 7000d3pj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000d3pj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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