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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Pondaguitan in Philippines



Earthquake location 5.7906S, 126.3829WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/10/15 / 2015-10-03 08:12:05 / October 3, 2015 @ 8:12 am. Exact location of event, longitude 126.3829 East, latitude 5.7906 North, depth = 117.86 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003nbz. Id of event: us10003nbz. The temblor was picked up at 16:12:05 / 4:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 117.86 km (73 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caburan (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. 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: 67 km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.3829° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.7906° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 117.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 67km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-03 08:12:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-31 12:48:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 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 1.5 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 154 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 us10003nbz Id of event.
Event Code 10003nbz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003nbz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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