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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Tomohon in Indonesia

Earthquake location 0.9624S, 124.5383WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Tomohon in Indonesia. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.31 km (16 miles). Unique identifier: us7000dhnh. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dhnh. The temblor was picked up at 12:50:02 / 12:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/03/21 / 2021-03-10 12:50:02 / March 10, 2021 @ 12:50 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 124.5383° East, latitude 0.9624° North, depth = 25.31 km.

Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bitung, Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe), Manado (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Manado (c. 451 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Bitung (c. 137 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Tondano (c. 33 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Tomohon (c. 27 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (c. 8 000 pop).

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 eighteen 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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: 49 km SW of Tomohon, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.5383° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.9624° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49 km SW 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 2021-03-10 12:50:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-10 13:36:14 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 312 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 2.661 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 71 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 us7000dhnh Id of event.
Event Code 7000dhnh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dhnh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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