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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Palimbang in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.0424S, 123.755WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Palimbang in Philippines on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/05/17 / 2017-05-31 02:26:29 / May 31, 2017 @ 2:26 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 559.38 km (348 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.755 East, latitude 6.0424 North, depth = 559.38 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20009l3x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009l3x. The temblor was reported at 10:26:29 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maitum, Puloypuloy, Kalamansig (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Maitum (c. 8 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bantogon (c. 5 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Puloypuloy (c. 5 100 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 51 km WSW of Palimbang, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.755° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.0424° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 559.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 51km WSW of Palimbang, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-31 02:26:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-08 02:54:11 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 2.079 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 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 us20009l3x Id of event.
Event Code 20009l3x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009l3x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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