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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 23 km E of Lamitan, Philippines



Earthquake location 6.0499S, 125.9073WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Lamitan in Philippines on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003n90. Unique identifier: us10003n90. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.9073 East, latitude 6.0499 North, depth = 159.34 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:28:50 / 5:28 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 159.34 km (99 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/15 / 2015-10-01 21:28:50 / October 1, 2015 @ 9:28 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Padada, Batobato, Silway 7. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-two 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km E of Lamitan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.9073° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.0499° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 159.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km 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 2015-10-01 21:28:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-30 02:55:35 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 271 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 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 139 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 us10003n90 Id of event.
Event Code 10003n90 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003n90, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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