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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Tobelo in Indonesia

Earthquake location 1.516S, 127.3207WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:08:37 / 6:08 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 129.9 km (81 miles). Exact location of event, depth 129.9 km, 127.3207° East, 1.516° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7h8. Id of event: us6000d7h8. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/21 / 2021-01-11 18:08:37 / January 11, 2021 @ 6:08 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sofifi, Ternate, Tobelo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (50 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 80 km WSW of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 127.3207° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.516° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 129.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 80 km WSW 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 2021-01-11 18:08:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-11 22:27:54 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 298 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 0.74 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.55 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 174 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 us6000d7h8 Id of event.
Event Code 6000d7h8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d7h8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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