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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag strikes near Tomohon in Indonesia

Earthquake location 1.0661S, 124.7507WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Tomohon in Indonesia on Saturday. Unique identifier: us6000bb63. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bb63. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 127.47 km (79 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 124.7507° East, latitude 1.0661° North, depth = 127.47 km. Global time and date of event 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 16:57:03 / August 8, 2020 @ 4:57 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 16:57:03 / 4:57 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bitung, Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe), Manado. Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Manado (c. 451 900 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Bitung (c. 137 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tondano (c. 33 300 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Tomohon (c. 27 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (c. 8 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 eleven 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.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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 SSW of Tomohon, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.7507° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.0661° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 127.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28 km SSW of Tomohon, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-08 16:57:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-08 17:14:03 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 369 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 2.631 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000bb63 Id of event.
Event Code 6000bb63 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000bb63, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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