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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Kota Ternate in Indonesia

Earthquake location 1.5368S, 126.5379WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 124 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (77 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.5379° East, latitude 1.5368° North, depth = 38.4 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006b4j. Unique identifier: us70006b4j. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.4 km (24 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/11/19 / 2019-11-14 20:34:09 / November 14, 2019 @ 8:34 pm. The temblor was reported at 04:34:09 / 4:34 am (local time epicenter).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 124 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 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.5379° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.5368° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 38.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 124km 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 2019-11-14 20:34:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-04 23:47:53 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 259 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 1.124 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 150 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 us70006b4j Id of event.
Event Code 70006b4j An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006b4j, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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