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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Lukatan in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.7349S, 126.7654WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Lukatan in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 67.16 km (42 miles). Exact location of event, depth 67.16 km, 126.7654° East, 6.7349° North. The temblor was picked up at 20:00:25 / 8:00 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100031yp. Id of event: us100031yp. 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: 25/07/15 / 2015-07-25 12:00:25 / July 25, 2015 @ 12:00 pm.

Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lupon, Sigaboy, Batobato (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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: 48 km SE of Lukatan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.7654° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.7349° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 67.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48km SE of Lukatan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-07-25 12:00:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-08-14 07:48:47 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 1.223 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 us100031yp Id of event.
Event Code 100031yp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100031yp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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