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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Bantogon in Philippines



Earthquake location 6.4686S, 123.7959WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Bantogon in Philippines. 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 70.31 km (44 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.7959 East, latitude 6.4686 North, depth = 70.31 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 00:26:48 / September 3, 2016 @ 12:26 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:26:48 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10006mer. Event ids that are associated: us10006mer.

Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tamontaka, Maitum, Isulan. Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Isulan (c. 31 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Laguilayan (c. 17 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Maganoy (c. 17 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Dalican (c. 13 900 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from South Upi (c. 12 500 pop).

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

Questions or comments?

What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 27 km WSW of Bantogon, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.7959° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.4686° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 70.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km WSW of Bantogon, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-03 00:26:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-26 22:11:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 5.424 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 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 us10006mer Id of event.
Event Code 10006mer An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006mer, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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