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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag strikes near Tobelo in Indonesia

Earthquake location 2.7081S, 128.2175WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 110 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia (68 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.65 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 128.2175 East, latitude 2.7081 North, depth = 60.65 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:42:40 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/20 / 2020-03-14 10:42:40 / March 14, 2020 @ 10:42 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us60008fm8. Event ids that are associated: us60008fm8.

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 110 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.2175° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 2.7081° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 110km NNE 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 2020-03-14 10:42:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-14 11:00:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 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 369 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 2.103 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 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 us60008fm8 Id of event.
Event Code 60008fm8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60008fm8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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