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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Bitung in Indonesia



Earthquake location 2.788S, 126.4527WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 204 km NE of Bitung, Indonesia (127 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:22:17 / 12:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.4527° East, 2.788° North, depth 69.89 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69.89 km (43 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/11/17 / 2017-11-07 16:22:17 / November 7, 2017 @ 4:22 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000bq8t. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bq8t.

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 204 km NE of Bitung, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.4527° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 2.788° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 69.89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 204km NE of Bitung, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-07 16:22:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-21 21:07:14 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 298 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 2.201 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 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 us2000bq8t Id of event.
Event Code 2000bq8t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bq8t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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