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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 227 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia

Earthquake location 3.3157S, 126.7083WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 227 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (141 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.27 km (14 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.7083° East, latitude 3.3157° North, depth = 22.27 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004glq. Id of event: us10004glq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:28:58 / 8:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/16 / 2016-01-23 12:28:58 / January 23, 2016 @ 12:28 pm UTC/GMT.

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 227 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.7083° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 3.3157° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 227km 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 2016-01-23 12:28:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-05 10:39:43 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 312 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 2.611 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 114 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 us10004glq Id of event.
Event Code 10004glq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004glq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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