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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Manado in Indonesia

Earthquake location 3.1468S, 124.4457WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 188 km NNW of Manado, Indonesia (117 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 303.96 km (189 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:40:06 / 12:40 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10002xb7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10002xb7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 124.4457 East, latitude 3.1468 North, depth = 303.96 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/08/15 / 2015-08-02 16:40:06 / August 2, 2015 @ 4:40 pm.

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 has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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: 188 km NNW of Manado, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.4457° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 3.1468° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 303.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 188km NNW of Manado, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-08-02 16:40:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-08-02 18:25:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 3.753 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 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 us10002xb7 Id of event.
Event Code 10002xb7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002xb7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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