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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 31 km ENE of Maydolong, Philippines



Earthquake location 11.6561S, 125.747WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Maydolong in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 80.05 km (50 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.747 East, latitude 11.6561 North, depth = 80.05 km. Unique identifier: us20004v2s. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004v2s. The temblor was reported at 22:20:18 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/01/16 / 2016-01-22 14:20:18 / January 22, 2016 @ 2:20 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Dolores (c. 9 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Oras (c. 9 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Basey (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Basey, Arteche, Balangiga. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 31 km ENE of Maydolong, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.747° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.6561° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 80.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km ENE of Maydolong, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-22 14:20:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-05 09:29:57 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 259 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 11.577 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.61 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 182 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 us20004v2s Id of event.
Event Code 20004v2s An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004v2s, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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