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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Taytayan in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.7061S, 126.4562WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Taytayan in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 80.15 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:46:40 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/17 / 2017-02-02 17:46:40 / February 2, 2017 @ 5:46 pm. Id of earthquake: us20008k7a. Event ids that are associated: us20008k7a. Exact location of event, depth 80.15 km, 126.4562° East, 7.7061° North.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Libertad, Santo Niño, Carmen (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from New Corella (c. 20 600 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 three, in the past 30 days four 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km WSW of Taytayan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.4562° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.7061° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 80.15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km WSW of Taytayan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-02 17:46:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-23 18:34:37 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 1.075 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 131 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 us20008k7a Id of event.
Event Code 20008k7a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008k7a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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