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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Kota Ternate in Indonesia

Earthquake location 1.1868S, 126.511WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 105 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (65 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000gcuf. Event ids that are associated: us2000gcuf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.511° East, latitude 1.1868° North, depth = 40.44 km. Global time and date of event 19/07/18 / 2018-07-19 13:34:36 / July 19, 2018 @ 1:34 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.44 km (25 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:34:36 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 105 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.511° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.1868° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 105km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-19 13:34:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-12 15:10:37 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 271 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 0.949 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.3 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 147 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 us2000gcuf Id of event.
Event Code 2000gcuf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000gcuf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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