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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Tobelo in Indonesia



Earthquake location 3.2453S, 127.3123WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 184 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (114 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:41:38 / 3:41 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 96.71 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 127.3123° East, latitude 3.2453° North, depth = 96.71 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008ink. Id of event: us20008ink. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/01/17 / 2017-01-25 07:41:38 / January 25, 2017 @ 7:41 am.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 184 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 127.3123° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 3.2453° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 96.71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 184km 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 2017-01-25 07:41:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-22 12:32:53 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 284 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 2.457 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 131 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 us20008ink Id of event.
Event Code 20008ink An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008ink, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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