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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 107 km WSW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia

Earthquake location 0.317S, 126.5206WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 107 km WSW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (66 miles). Unique identifier: us70004f6f. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004f6f. Global time and date of event 08/07/19 / 2019-07-08 20:37:40 / July 8, 2019 @ 8:37 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.22 km (32 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.5206 East, latitude 0.317 North, depth = 51.22 km. The temblor was reported at 04:37:40 / 4:37 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 107 km WSW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.5206° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.317° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 51.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 107km WSW 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 2019-07-08 20:37:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-14 13:58:23 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 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 0.959 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 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 us70004f6f Id of event.
Event Code 70004f6f An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004f6f, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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