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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 42 km S of Tobelo, Indonesia



Earthquake location 1.3489S, 128.0783WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/11/16 / 2016-11-22 20:38:47 / November 22, 2016 @ 8:38 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 128.0783 East, latitude 1.3489 North, depth = 161.48 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007bjp. Unique identifier: us10007bjp. The temblor was picked up at 05:38:47 / 5:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 161.48 km (100 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sofifi, Tobelo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 42 km S of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.0783° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.3489° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 161.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42km S 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 2016-11-22 20:38:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-24 15:11:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 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 298 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 0.913 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 107 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 us10007bjp Id of event.
Event Code 10007bjp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007bjp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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