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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 61 km N of Ternate, Indonesia

Earthquake location 1.3559S, 127.4236WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Ternate in Indonesia. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/08/19 / 2019-08-03 07:19:35 / August 3, 2019 @ 7:19 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.4236 East, latitude 1.3559 North, depth = 169.56 km. The temblor was detected at 16:19:35 / 4:19 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us600052wi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600052wi. 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 169.56 km (105 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo, Sofifi, Ternate. Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 61 km N of Ternate, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 127.4236° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.3559° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 169.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 61km N of 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 2019-08-03 07:19:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-24 12:49:35 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 298 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 0.582 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.51 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 us600052wi Id of event.
Event Code 600052wi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600052wi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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