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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag strikes near Manado in Indonesia

Earthquake location 2.3354S, 124.7296WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 95 kilometers (59 miles) from Manado in Indonesia on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude 124.7296 East, latitude 2.3354 North, depth = 213.42 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:30:50 / 7:30 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 213.42 km (133 miles). Unique identifier: us6000c5m9. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c5m9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 07:30:50 / October 5, 2020 @ 7:30 am UTC/GMT.

Earthquake epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Manado (c. 451 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (c. 8 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe), Manado (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 95 km N of Manado, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.7296° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 2.3354° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 213.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 95 km N 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 2020-10-05 07:30:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-05 07:53:36 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 3.059 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 us6000c5m9 Id of event.
Event Code 6000c5m9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c5m9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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