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Light earthquake: M4.8 quake has struck near Tobelo in Indonesia



Earthquake location 2.4152S, 126.8471WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 149 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (93 miles). 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 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 126.8471° East, 2.4152° North, depth 35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/06/17 / 2017-06-13 16:10:20 / June 13, 2017 @ 4:10 pm. Id of earthquake: us20009m59. Event ids that are associated: us20009m59. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:10:20 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 149 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.8471° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 2.4152° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 149km WNW 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 2017-06-13 16:10:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-13 16:46:51 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 354 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 1.713 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 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 us20009m59 Id of event.
Event Code 20009m59 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009m59, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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