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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Mindanao, Philippines

Earthquake location 9.1399S, 126.0781WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Mindanao, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Mindanao, Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:20:31 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us200031bj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200031bj. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/07/15 / 2015-07-10 03:20:31 / July 10, 2015 @ 3:20 am. Exact location of event, longitude 126.0781 East, latitude 9.1399 North, depth = 96.87 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 96.87 km (60 miles).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luna, Hinatuan, Nasipit. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 62 km (39 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Mindanao, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.0781° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.1399° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 96.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Mindanao, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-07-10 03:20:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-30 04:56:43 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 284 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 2.115 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 128 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 us200031bj Id of event.
Event Code 200031bj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200031bj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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