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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 143 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia

Earthquake location 1.78S, 126.5452WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 143 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (89 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: us70006b52. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006b52. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:14:45 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10.02 km, 126.5452° East, 1.78° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.02 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/11/19 / 2019-11-14 20:14:45 / November 14, 2019 @ 8:14 pm.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 143 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.5452° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.78° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 143km 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 20:14:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-09 14:57:21 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 1.295 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 149 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 us70006b52 Id of event.
Event Code 70006b52 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006b52, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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