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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 38 km NNW of Ternate, Indonesia

Earthquake location 1.124S, 127.2653WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Ternate in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 127.2653 East, latitude 1.124 North, depth = 11.27 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us100043ap. Unique identifier: us100043ap. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.27 km (7 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/11/15 / 2015-11-24 08:27:06 / November 24, 2015 @ 8:27 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 17:27:06 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sofifi, Ternate (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days seventy-five 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 38 km NNW of Ternate, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 127.2653° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.124° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km NNW of Ternate, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-11-24 08:27:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-12-06 07:23:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 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 0.364 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 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 us100043ap Id of event.
Event Code 100043ap An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100043ap, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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