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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Mangili in Philippines

Earthquake location 5.9624S, 125.7677WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Mangili in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10004qtr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004qtr. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/02/16 / 2016-02-15 20:07:11 / February 15, 2016 @ 8:07 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:07:11 / 4:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75.84 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 125.7677° East, latitude 5.9624° North, depth = 75.84 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guihing Proper, La Union, Padada (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop).

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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 10 km ESE of Mangili, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.7677° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.9624° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 75.84 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km ESE of Mangili, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-15 20:07:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-22 23:31:40 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 1.115 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 115 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 us10004qtr Id of event.
Event Code 10004qtr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004qtr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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