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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Tobelo in Indonesia

Earthquake location 2.4471S, 128.4799WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 95 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia (59 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:23:42 / 8:23 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/11/19 / 2019-11-09 11:23:42 / November 9, 2019 @ 11:23 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 229.33 km (142 miles). Id of earthquake: us60006c2g. Event ids that are associated: us60006c2g. Exact location of event, longitude 128.4799 East, latitude 2.4471 North, depth = 229.33 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 95 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.4799° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 2.4471° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 229.33 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 95km NNE 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 2019-11-09 11:23:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-03 07:30:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 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 271 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 2.001 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 146 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 us60006c2g Id of event.
Event Code 60006c2g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006c2g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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