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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Tobelo in Indonesia

Earthquake location 2.0581S, 126.5645WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 164 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (102 miles) on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us60003qm9. Unique identifier: us60003qm9. Exact location of earthquake, 126.5645° East, 2.0581° North, depth 57.71 km. The temblor was detected at 02:57:35 / 2:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/05/19 / 2019-05-14 18:57:35 / May 14, 2019 @ 6:57 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.71 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 164 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data 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 126.5645° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 2.0581° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 57.71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 164km 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 2019-05-14 18:57:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-06 20:46:41 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 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 1.508 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 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 us60003qm9 Id of event.
Event Code 60003qm9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60003qm9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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