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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Molibagu in Indonesia

Earthquake location 0.4633S, 123.9076WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Molibagu in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 165.47 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us700068wb. Event ids that are associated: us700068wb. Exact location of event, depth 165.47 km, 123.9076° East, 0.4633° North. The temblor was detected at 02:34:51 / 2:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/11/19 / 2019-11-16 18:34:51 / November 16, 2019 @ 6:34 pm.

Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gorontalo (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 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 11 km NW of Molibagu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.9076° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.4633° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 165.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km NW of Molibagu, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-16 18:34:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-16 18:55:14 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 326 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 1.877 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 51 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 us700068wb Id of event.
Event Code 700068wb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700068wb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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