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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Poigar in Indonesia



Earthquake location 1.582S, 124.0221WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Poigar in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 124.0221 East, latitude 1.582 North, depth = 35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005efy. Unique identifier: us20005efy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 19:13:58 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/04/16 / 2016-04-04 11:13:58 / April 4, 2016 @ 11:13 am.

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Manado (c. 451 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tomohon (c. 27 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manado, Tomohon.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 71 km NNW of Poigar, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.0221° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.582° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 71km NNW of Poigar, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-04 11:13:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-04 11:42:36 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 326 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 2.89 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 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 us20005efy Id of event.
Event Code 20005efy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005efy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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