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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Tobelo in Indonesia



Earthquake location 2.1282S, 128.2234WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. The epicenter was at a depth of 59.25 km (37 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.2234 East, latitude 2.1282 North, depth = 59.25 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/10/17 / 2017-10-27 00:50:53 / October 27, 2017 @ 12:50 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000bhwn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bhwn. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:50:53 / 9:50 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo (min 5000 pop).

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 fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 50 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.2234° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 2.1282° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 59.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50km NNE 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 2017-10-27 00:50:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-05 01:58:20 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 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 284 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 1.596 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 105 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 us2000bhwn Id of event.
Event Code 2000bhwn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bhwn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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