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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Lamitan in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.0596S, 125.9375WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Lamitan in Philippines. Exact location, longitude 125.9375° East, latitude 6.0596° North, depth = 154.52 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 154.52 km (96 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/07/15 / 2015-07-20 21:06:25 / July 20, 2015 @ 9:06 pm. The temblor was picked up at 05:06:25 / 5:06 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us100030td. Unique identifier: us100030td.

The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Padada, Silway 7, Sarangani (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight 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.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 26 km E of Lamitan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.9375° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.0596° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 154.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km E of Lamitan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-07-20 21:06:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-08-11 02:08:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 1.064 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 156 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 us100030td Id of event.
Event Code 100030td An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100030td, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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