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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 236 km N of Boroko, Indonesia

Earthquake location 3.0116S, 122.8949WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 236 km N of Boroko, Indonesia (147 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/07/16 / 2016-07-16 16:01:35 / July 16, 2016 @ 4:01 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:01:35 / 12:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 122.8949° East, latitude 3.0116° North, depth = 508.16 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006f76. Id of event: us20006f76. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 508.16 km (316 miles) below the earth’s surface.

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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 236 km N of Boroko, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.8949° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 3.0116° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 508.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 236km N of Boroko, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-16 16:01:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-16 17:01:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 2.832 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 91 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 us20006f76 Id of event.
Event Code 20006f76 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20006f76, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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