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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag strikes near Tobelo in Indonesia



Earthquake location 2.3178S, 128.5733WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 128.5733 East, latitude 2.3178 North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tobelo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20009nr6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009nr6. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/06/17 / 2017-06-20 14:47:46 / June 20, 2017 @ 2:47 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 23:47:46 / 11:47 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (56 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 90 km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.5733° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 2.3178° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 90km NE 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 2017-06-20 14:47:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-20 16:29:05 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 1 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 385 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 1.952 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 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 us20009nr6 Id of event.
Event Code 20009nr6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009nr6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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