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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Lupon in Philippines



Earthquake location 6.8309S, 125.8876WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Lupon in Philippines. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 16:19:02 / April 25, 2016 @ 4:19 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 125.8876° East, 6.8309° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005dvs. Id of event: us10005dvs. The temblor was detected at 00:19:02 / 12:19 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Niño, Malandag, Magpet (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km WSW of Lupon, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.8876° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.8309° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km WSW of Lupon, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-25 16:19:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-23 19:08:24 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 0.387 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 91 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 us10005dvs Id of event.
Event Code 10005dvs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10005dvs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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