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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near General Luna in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.6048S, 126.2576WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from General Luna in Philippines on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 126.2576 East, latitude 9.6048 North, depth = 105.27 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 00:29:57 / April 6, 2016 @ 12:29 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:29:57 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 105.27 km (65 miles). Event id: us20005i95. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005i95.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Surigao, Luna, Mainit (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty 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.

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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: 22 km SSE of General Luna, 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 126.2576° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.6048° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 105.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km SSE of General Luna, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-06 00:29:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-15 02:19:54 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 2.606 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 129 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 us20005i95 Id of event.
Event Code 20005i95 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005i95, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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