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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Kota Ternate in Indonesia



Earthquake location 0.5373S, 126.2706WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 125 km WSW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (78 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/07/17 / 2017-07-05 12:49:16 / July 5, 2017 @ 12:49 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 53.43 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: us100096xp. Id of event: us100096xp. The temblor was detected at 20:49:16 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.2706 East, latitude 0.5373 North, depth = 53.43 km.

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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 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: 125 km WSW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.2706° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.5373° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 53.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 125km WSW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-05 12:49:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-05 13:05:01 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 312 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 1.12 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 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 us100096xp Id of event.
Event Code 100096xp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100096xp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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