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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag was detected near Tobelo in Indonesia

Earthquake location 2.1453S, 128.3528WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.3528 East, latitude 2.1453 North, depth = 172.22 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tobelo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 172.22 km (107 miles). Global time and date of event 27/06/17 / 2017-06-27 01:05:03 / June 27, 2017 @ 1:05 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20009pt8. Event ids that are associated: us20009pt8. The temblor was picked up at 10:05:03 / 10:05 am (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 59 km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.3528° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 2.1453° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 172.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 59km 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 2017-06-27 01:05:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-27 01:16:28 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 1.683 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 122 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 us20009pt8 Id of event.
Event Code 20009pt8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009pt8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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