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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Tarragona in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.9247S, 126.7029WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Tarragona in Philippines on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 10:29:07 / 10:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.7029° East, 6.9247° North, depth 96.58 km. Global time and date of event 21/02/16 / 2016-02-21 02:29:07 / February 21, 2016 @ 2:29 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96.58 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004rgi. Id of event: us10004rgi.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taytayan, Kinablangan, Lupon (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km ESE of Tarragona, 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 126.7029° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.9247° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 96.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km ESE of Tarragona, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-21 02:29:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-21 02:52:41 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 1.124 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 122 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 us10004rgi Id of event.
Event Code 10004rgi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004rgi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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