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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Sarangani in Philippines



Earthquake location 3.9429S, 126.8129WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 220 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (137 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.8129 East, latitude 3.9429 North, depth = 62.17 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.17 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/01/17 / 2017-01-17 19:05:52 / January 17, 2017 @ 7:05 pm. Event id: us20008fvq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008fvq. The temblor was detected at 03:05:52 / 3:05 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-two 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.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 220 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.8129° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 3.9429° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 62.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 220km SE of Sarangani, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-01-17 19:05:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-11 22:53:53 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 259 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 3.198 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 107 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 us20008fvq Id of event.
Event Code 20008fvq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008fvq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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