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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 139 km ESE of Tondano, Indonesia

Earthquake location 0.7792S, 126.0476WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 139 km ESE of Tondano, Indonesia (86 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:32:26 / 2:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.0476° East, latitude 0.7792° North, depth = 92.67 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/12/20 / 2020-12-12 14:32:26 / December 12, 2020 @ 2:32 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 92.67 km (58 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cqkj. Id of event: us7000cqkj.

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 four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 139 km ESE of Tondano, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.0476° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.7792° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 92.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 139 km ESE of Tondano, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-12 14:32:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-12 15:21:10 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 340 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 1.319 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 69 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 us7000cqkj Id of event.
Event Code 7000cqkj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cqkj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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