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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Tompasobaru in Indonesia

Earthquake location 0.7472S, 124.6604WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Tompasobaru in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.6604 East, latitude 0.7472 North, depth = 126.05 km. The temblor was reported at 09:28:40 / 9:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 126.05 km (78 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70009g1a. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009g1a. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 01:28:40 / May 7, 2020 @ 1:28 am UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Manado (c. 451 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tondano (c. 33 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Tomohon (c. 27 600 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (c. 8 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe), Manado, Tondano (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 28 km SE of Tompasobaru, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.6604° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.7472° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 126.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km SE of Tompasobaru, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-07 01:28:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-15 00:45:35 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 2.593 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 63 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 us70009g1a Id of event.
Event Code 70009g1a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009g1a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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