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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Bitung in Indonesia

Earthquake location 2.095S, 125.4146WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Bitung in Indonesia on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 118.91 km (74 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/09/19 / 2019-09-19 06:46:23 / September 19, 2019 @ 6:46 am. Exact location of event, depth 118.91 km, 125.4146° East, 2.095° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:46:23 / 2:46 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60005kt8. Id of event: us60005kt8.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manado, Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe), Bitung. The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Manado (c. 451 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Bitung (c. 137 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (c. 8 000 pop).

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

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 76 km NNE of Bitung, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.4146° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 2.095° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 118.91 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76km NNE of Bitung, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-19 06:46:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-19 07:08:53 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 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 2.352 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.45 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 104 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 us60005kt8 Id of event.
Event Code 60005kt8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60005kt8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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