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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Tobelo in Indonesia



Earthquake location 3.7549S, 127.0799WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 246 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (153 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10004fl9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004fl9. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/16 / 2016-01-13 09:46:44 / January 13, 2016 @ 9:46 am. Exact location of earthquake, 127.0799° East, 3.7549° North, depth 59.7 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:46:44 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 59.7 km (37 miles).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 246 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data 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 127.0799° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 3.7549° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 59.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 246km NNW 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 2016-01-13 09:46:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-10 07:06:34 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 2.977 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 102 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 us10004fl9 Id of event.
Event Code 10004fl9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004fl9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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