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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Tobelo in Indonesia

Earthquake location 2.4424S, 126.8312WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 153 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (95 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude 126.8312° East, latitude 2.4424° North, depth = 41.93 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.93 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/19 / 2019-01-07 04:12:13 / January 7, 2019 @ 4:12 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000j0z8. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j0z8. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:12:13 / 12:12 pm (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 153 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.8312° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 2.4424° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.93 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 153km WNW 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 2019-01-07 04:12:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-07 05:09:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 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 1.743 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 113 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 us2000j0z8 Id of event.
Event Code 2000j0z8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j0z8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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