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Light earthquake: M4.8 quake has struck near Tobelo in Indonesia

Earthquake location 2.6583S, 128.2495WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 106 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia (66 miles) on Sunday. 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 67.14 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 05:34:05 / 5:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.2495 East, latitude 2.6583 North, depth = 67.14 km. Unique identifier: us7000ai5w. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ai5w. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 05:34:05 / July 5, 2020 @ 5:34 am.

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 106 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.2495° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 2.6583° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 67.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 106 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-05 05:34:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-05 05:58:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 354 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 2.071 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 110 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 us7000ai5w Id of event.
Event Code 7000ai5w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ai5w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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