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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia



Earthquake location 1.2342S, 124.1445WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia kilometers (0 miles) from Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 15:37:20 / August 10, 2017 @ 3:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:37:20 / 3:37 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a6y5. Unique identifier: us2000a6y5. Exact location of earthquake, 124.1445° East, 1.2342° North, depth 266.63 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 266.63 km (166 miles).

Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from Manado (c. 451 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tondano (c. 33 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tomohon (c. 27 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (c. 8 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe), Tondano, Manado.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.1445° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.2342° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 266.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-10 15:37:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-10 15:59:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 326 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 2.644 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 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 us2000a6y5 Id of event.
Event Code 2000a6y5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a6y5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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