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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Kota Ternate in Indonesia

Earthquake location 0.2359S, 127.0281WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia on Saturday. Exact location, longitude 127.0281° East, latitude 0.2359° North, depth = 114.43 km. Global time and date of event 08/11/19 / 2019-11-08 23:14:47 / November 8, 2019 @ 11:14 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 07:14:47 / 7:14 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us600069j8. Event ids that are associated: us600069j8. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 114.43 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sofifi, Ternate (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 71 km SSW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 127.0281° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.2359° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 114.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 71km SSW 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 2019-11-08 23:14:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-08 23:40:54 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 340 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 0.63 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 88 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 us600069j8 Id of event.
Event Code 600069j8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600069j8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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