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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 163 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines



Earthquake location 3.9775S, 125.8384WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 163 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines (101 miles) on Wednesday. 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 129.74 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20005ia9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005ia9. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 15:22:58 / April 6, 2016 @ 3:22 pm. The temblor was reported at 23:22:58 / 11:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.8384 East, latitude 3.9775 North, depth = 129.74 km.

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 four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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: 163 km SSE of Sarangani, 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 125.8384° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 3.9775° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 129.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 163km SSE of Sarangani, 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 15:22:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-19 00:55:53 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 3.531 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 130 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 us20005ia9 Id of event.
Event Code 20005ia9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005ia9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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