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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Pitogo in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.8057S, 122.1312WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Pitogo in Philippines on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 10:27:55 / 10:27 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us200067hz. Event ids that are associated: us200067hz. 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 93.02 km (58 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/06/16 / 2016-06-22 02:27:55 / June 22, 2016 @ 2:27 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 122.1312° East, latitude 13.8057° North, depth = 93.02 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (36 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Pablo (c. 207 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Candelaria (c. 60 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Sariaya (c. 45 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Pagbilao (c. 40 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Tayabas (c. 37 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vinzons, Talisay, San Pablo.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km ENE of Pitogo, 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 122.1312° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.8057° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 93.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km ENE of Pitogo, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-22 02:27:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-07 23:38:25 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 1.196 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 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 us200067hz Id of event.
Event Code 200067hz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200067hz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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