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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Tobelo in Indonesia



Earthquake location 3.1575S, 128.1425WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 158 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia (98 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/04/18 / 2018-04-09 00:31:34 / April 9, 2018 @ 12:31 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000e123. Id of event: us2000e123. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.59 km (36 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 128.1425 East, latitude 3.1575 North, depth = 58.59 km. The temblor was detected at 09:31:34 / 9:31 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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: 158 km N of Tobelo, 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 128.1425° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 3.1575° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 58.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 158km N 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 2018-04-09 00:31:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-16 22:02:48 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 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 2.493 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 146 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 us2000e123 Id of event.
Event Code 2000e123 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000e123, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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