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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 186 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines

Earthquake location 5.137S, 127.3416WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 186 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (116 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:31:15 / 11:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 127.3416 East, latitude 5.137 North, depth = 128.67 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/11/16 / 2016-11-08 15:31:15 / November 8, 2016 @ 3:31 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us100078ae. Event ids that are associated: us100078ae. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 128.67 km (80 miles).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 186 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 127.3416° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.137° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 128.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 186km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-08 15:31:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-28 17:59:31 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 2.599 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 116 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 us100078ae Id of event.
Event Code 100078ae An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100078ae, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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