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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Tuka in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.4508S, 124.5285WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Tuka in Philippines on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/06/17 / 2017-06-23 19:38:43 / June 23, 2017 @ 7:38 pm. Unique identifier: us10009591. Ids that are associated to the event: us10009591. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:38:43 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 411.69 km, 124.5285° East, 6.4508° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 411.69 km (256 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sulop, Cotabato, Buayan (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 9 km SW of Tuka, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.5285° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.4508° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 411.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km SW of Tuka, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-23 19:38:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-20 21:35:47 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 6.131 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 us10009591 Id of event.
Event Code 10009591 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10009591, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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