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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Kota Ternate in Indonesia

Earthquake location 1.0164S, 126.7997WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/08/17 / 2017-08-06 14:07:01 / August 6, 2017 @ 2:07 pm. 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 64.98 km (40 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.7997 East, latitude 1.0164 North, depth = 64.98 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a6vv. Unique identifier: us2000a6vv. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:07:01 / 10:07 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sofifi, Ternate.

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-nine 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 68 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.7997° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.0164° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 64.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68km WNW 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 2017-08-06 14:07:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-22 16:51:28 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 259 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 0.616 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 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 us2000a6vv Id of event.
Event Code 2000a6vv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a6vv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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