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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Tobelo in Indonesia

Earthquake location 2.8678S, 128.7819WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 152 km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia (94 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/04/18 / 2018-04-28 18:13:44 / April 28, 2018 @ 6:13 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:13:44 / 3:13 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dxtf. Unique identifier: us1000dxtf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.48 km (21 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.7819 East, latitude 2.8678 North, depth = 34.48 km.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 152 km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.7819° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 2.8678° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 152km 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 2018-04-28 18:13:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-28 15:57:47 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 2.517 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 138 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 us1000dxtf Id of event.
Event Code 1000dxtf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000dxtf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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