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Moderate earthquake 5 mag, 95 km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia

Earthquake location 2.4289S, 128.5159WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 95 kilometers (59 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Exact location, longitude 128.5159° East, latitude 2.4289° North, depth = 235.24 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 235.24 km (146 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tobelo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:11:19 / 2:11 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000arqv. Unique identifier: us2000arqv. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 05:11:19 / September 8, 2017 @ 5:11 am.

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 96 km (60 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop).

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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 95 km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.5159° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 2.4289° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 235.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 95km 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 2017-09-08 05:11:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-23 13:33:29 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 2.007 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 80 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 us2000arqv Id of event.
Event Code 2000arqv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000arqv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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