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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Kota Ternate in Indonesia

Earthquake location 1.1228S, 126.3363WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 120 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (75 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/01/20 / 2020-01-31 04:00:10 / January 31, 2020 @ 4:00 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.83 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.3363° East, latitude 1.1228° North, depth = 34.83 km. The temblor was detected at 12:00:10 / 12:00 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70007l0h. Event ids that are associated: us70007l0h.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days three hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 120 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.3363° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.1228° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 120km WNW 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 2020-01-31 04:00:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-07 23:52:54 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 284 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 1.087 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 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 us70007l0h Id of event.
Event Code 70007l0h An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007l0h, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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