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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Tobelo in Indonesia

Earthquake location 1.551S, 127.7313WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Monday. Event id: us7000mxsh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000mxsh. The temblor was picked up at 14:49:43 / 2:49 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 127.7313° East, 1.551° North, depth 7.97 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.97 km (5 miles). Global time and date of event 08/07/24 / 2024-07-08 14:49:43 / July 8, 2024 @ 2:49 pm UTC/GMT.

Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sofifi, Ternate, Tobelo (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 36 km WSW of Tobelo, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 127.7313° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.551° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36 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 2024-07-08 14:49:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-08 17:16:08 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 51 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.855 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 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 us7000mxsh Id of event.
Event Code 7000mxsh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mxsh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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