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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Kota Ternate in Indonesia



Earthquake location 1.0613S, 126.3642WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 115 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (71 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:22:46 / 11:22 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10007bsl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007bsl. Exact location of event, depth 46.88 km, 126.3642° East, 1.0613° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.88 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/11/16 / 2016-11-23 15:22:46 / November 23, 2016 @ 3:22 pm.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 115 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.3642° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.0613° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 46.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 115km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-23 15:22:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-27 22:58:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 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 1.042 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 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 us10007bsl Id of event.
Event Code 10007bsl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007bsl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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