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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near San Remigio in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.9228S, 125.8035WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from San Remigio in Philippines. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:51:52 / 7:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/09/16 / 2016-09-23 23:51:52 / September 23, 2016 @ 11:51 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 125.8035° East, 6.9228° North, depth 117.38 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006uqg. Id of event: us10006uqg. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 117.38 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Malandag, Maluñgun, Amas.

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 eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 3 km E of San Remigio, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.8035° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.9228° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 117.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km E of San Remigio, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-23 23:51:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-22 03:23:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 285 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 0.266 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 139 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 us10006uqg Id of event.
Event Code 10006uqg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006uqg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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