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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Balangonan in Philippines

Earthquake location 5.3839S, 124.9817WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Balangonan in Philippines on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 124.9817° East, latitude 5.3839° North, depth = 60.72 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.72 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 17:47:41 / April 29, 2017 @ 5:47 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:47:41 / 1:47 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008pnp. Unique identifier: us10008pnp.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Katangawan, Maitum, Silway 7. The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Buayan (c. 14 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Lun Pequeño (c. 11 500 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 46 km WSW of Balangonan, 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 124.9817° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.3839° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 46km WSW of Balangonan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-29 17:47:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-19 21:30:04 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 1.777 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 101 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 us10008pnp Id of event.
Event Code 10008pnp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008pnp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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