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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag was detected near Lapuan in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.2091S, 125.876WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Lapuan in Philippines on Thursday. 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 163.16 km (101 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.876 East, latitude 6.2091 North, depth = 163.16 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100073y3. Id of event: us100073y3. The temblor was reported at 23:21:09 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/11/16 / 2016-11-03 15:21:09 / November 3, 2016 @ 3:21 pm UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Polonoling, Sarangani, Davao (min 5000 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 20 km ENE of Lapuan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.876° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.2091° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 163.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km ENE of Lapuan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-03 15:21:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-03 15:45:36 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 354 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 0.904 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 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 us100073y3 Id of event.
Event Code 100073y3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100073y3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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