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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 131 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia


Earthquake location 1.4101S, 126.3617WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 131 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (81 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:31:28 / 12:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.51 km (27 miles). Unique identifier: us70005s1i. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005s1i. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/09/19 / 2019-09-27 04:31:28 / September 27, 2019 @ 4:31 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 126.3617° East, 1.4101° North, depth 43.51 km.

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

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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 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: 131 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.3617° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.4101° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 43.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 131km WNW 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 2019-09-27 04:31:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-10 22:52:40 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 1.188 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 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 us70005s1i Id of event.
Event Code 70005s1i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005s1i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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