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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Tobelo in Indonesia



Earthquake location 1.7286S, 127.1925WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Exact location, longitude 127.1925° East, latitude 1.7286° North, depth = 93.99 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10008eb9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008eb9. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:13:42 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/03/17 / 2017-03-28 20:13:42 / March 28, 2017 @ 8:13 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 93.99 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo (min 5000 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 90 km W of Tobelo, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 127.1925° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.7286° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 93.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 90km W 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 2017-03-28 20:13:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-21 21:42:45 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 0.966 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 154 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 us10008eb9 Id of event.
Event Code 10008eb9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008eb9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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