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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Dinagat in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.9138S, 125.5887WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Dinagat in Philippines on Saturday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:53:42 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 125.5887 East, latitude 9.9138 North, depth = 34.96 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000634p. Id of event: us2000634p. Global time and date of event 04/06/16 / 2016-06-04 08:53:42 / June 4, 2016 @ 8:53 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 34.96 km (22 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 17 km (11 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cabadbaran, Maasin, Sogod (min 5000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 4 km S of Dinagat, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.5887° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.9138° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km S of Dinagat, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-04 08:53:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-01 12:21:48 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 2.825 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 109 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 us2000634p Id of event.
Event Code 2000634p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000634p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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