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Strong earthquake, 6.6 mag has occurred near Tobelo in Indonesia

Earthquake location 2.2287S, 126.7432WA earthquake with magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) was reported 151 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (94 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.55 km (38 miles). The 6.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:27:20 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/01/19 / 2019-01-06 17:27:20 / January 6, 2019 @ 5:27 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 126.7432° East, 2.2287° North, depth 60.55 km. Unique identifier: us2000j0uj. Ids that are associated to the event: at00pkx75m, us2000j0uj, pt19006001. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tobelo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

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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: 151 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.7432° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 2.2287° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60.55 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 151km WNW 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 2019-01-06 17:27:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-06 17:45:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.716 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 671 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 ,at,us,pt, 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 1.575 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000j0uj Id of event.
Event Code 2000j0uj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00pkx75m,us2000j0uj,pt19006001, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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