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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 113 km SW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia

Earthquake location 0.0066S, 126.7065WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 113 km SW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (70 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/03/20 / 2020-03-10 15:53:09 / March 10, 2020 @ 3:53 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 70.18 km (44 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:53:09 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.7065 East, latitude 0.0066 North, depth = 70.18 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008f5t. Id of event: us60008f5t.

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 113 km SW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.7065° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.0066° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 70.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 113km SW 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 2020-03-10 15:53:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-16 15:45:19 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 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 1.006 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.49 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 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 us60008f5t Id of event.
Event Code 60008f5t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60008f5t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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