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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Manado in Indonesia

Earthquake location 1.4459S, 124.4124WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Manado in Indonesia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700090h9. Id of event: us700090h9. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/04/20 / 2020-04-13 15:26:17 / April 13, 2020 @ 3:26 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.4124 East, latitude 1.4459 North, depth = 223.22 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 223.22 km (139 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 23:26:17 / 11:26 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bitung, Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe), Tondano (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Manado (c. 451 900 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Bitung (c. 137 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Tondano (c. 33 300 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Tomohon (c. 27 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (c. 8 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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.

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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. 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: 48 km W of Manado, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.4124° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.4459° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 223.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48km W of Manado, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-13 15:26:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-20 18:33:25 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 2.966 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 80 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 us700090h9 Id of event.
Event Code 700090h9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700090h9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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