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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag was detected near Tobelo in Indonesia



Earthquake location 1.6842S, 128.4165WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tobelo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dbxw. Unique identifier: us1000dbxw. The temblor was reported at 04:49:49 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 128.4165° East, latitude 1.6842° North, depth = 68.48 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 68.48 km (43 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/03/18 / 2018-03-31 19:49:49 / March 31, 2018 @ 7:49 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo. Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (28 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 45 km E of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.4165° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.6842° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 68.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km E 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 2018-03-31 19:49:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-31 20:06:24 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 1.386 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 83 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 us1000dbxw Id of event.
Event Code 1000dbxw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000dbxw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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