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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Maba in Indonesia

Earthquake location 1.1318S, 128.2768WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Maba in Indonesia on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/07/24 / 2024-07-09 13:50:01 / July 9, 2024 @ 1:50 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.71 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000my14. Event ids that are associated: us7000my14. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:50:01 / 1:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 128.2768° East, 1.1318° North, depth 9.71 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sofifi, Tobelo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 47 km N of Maba, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 128.2768° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.1318° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47 km N of Maba, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-07-09 13:50:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-09 21:07:46 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 326 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 58 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.978 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 97 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 us7000my14 Id of event.
Event Code 7000my14 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000my14, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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