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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Kota Ternate in Indonesia

Earthquake location 1.7583S, 126.6279WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 135 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (84 miles) on Monday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:58:24 / 6:58 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us700069e7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700069e7. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/11/19 / 2019-11-18 10:58:24 / November 18, 2019 @ 10:58 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.17 km (21 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 34.17 km, 126.6279° East, 1.7583° North.

In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days sixty-five, in the past 30 days seventy-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 135 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This data 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 126.6279° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.7583° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 135km NW 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 2019-11-18 10:58:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-22 13:40:34 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 1.227 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.02 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 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 us700069e7 Id of event.
Event Code 700069e7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700069e7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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