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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 18 km WNW of Sigaboy, Philippines



Earthquake location 6.7003S, 125.9113WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Sigaboy in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, 125.9113° East, 6.7003° North, depth 182.85 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008dt8. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008dt8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 182.85 km (114 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/04/17 / 2017-04-01 13:34:02 / April 1, 2017 @ 1:34 pm. The temblor was picked up at 21:34:02 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manat, Caburan, Suyan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 occurred nearby.

Questions or comments?

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 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: 18 km WNW of Sigaboy, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.9113° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.7003° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 182.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km WNW of Sigaboy, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-01 13:34:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-17 19:25:26 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 0.493 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 141 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 us10008dt8 Id of event.
Event Code 10008dt8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008dt8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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