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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Tobelo in Indonesia



Earthquake location 2.6917S, 127.164WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 142 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (88 miles) on Sunday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:04:32 / 6:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 127.164° East, latitude 2.6917° North, depth = 74.78 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003kez. Id of event: us10003kez. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 74.78 km (46 miles). 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: 20/09/15 / 2015-09-20 10:04:32 / September 20, 2015 @ 10:04 am.

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 142 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 127.164° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 2.6917° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 74.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 142km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-09-20 10:04:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-06 08:51:31 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 259 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 1.917 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 135 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 us10003kez Id of event.
Event Code 10003kez An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003kez, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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