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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag was detected near Tobelo in Indonesia

Earthquake location 3.1867S, 126.9987WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 196 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (122 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tobelo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us700061vl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700061vl. The temblor was reported at 10:34:01 / 10:34 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 54.5 km (34 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.9987° East, latitude 3.1867° North, depth = 54.5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/11/19 / 2019-11-01 02:34:01 / November 1, 2019 @ 2:34 am.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 196 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.9987° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 3.1867° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 54.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 196km NW 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 2019-11-01 02:34:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-01 02:52:40 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 3.712 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 1 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 449 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 2.426 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 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 us700061vl Id of event.
Event Code 700061vl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700061vl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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