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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag has occurred near Tobelo in Indonesia

Earthquake location 3.0754S, 126.9028WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 193 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (120 miles). Id of earthquake: us10006t6j. Event ids that are associated: us10006t6j. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/09/16 / 2016-09-27 13:19:34 / September 27, 2016 @ 1:19 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.9028 East, latitude 3.0754 North, depth = 57.85 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 57.85 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:19:34 / 9:19 pm (local time epicenter).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 193 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.9028° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 3.0754° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 57.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 193km 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 2016-09-27 13:19:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-27 14:12:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 369 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 2.334 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 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 us10006t6j Id of event.
Event Code 10006t6j An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006t6j, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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