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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 247 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines



Earthquake location 3.7292S, 126.9386WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 247 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (153 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.9386 East, latitude 3.7292 North, depth = 51.65 km. Unique identifier: us2000b0xc. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000b0xc. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:26:43 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 51.65 km (32 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/09/17 / 2017-09-26 16:26:43 / September 26, 2017 @ 4:26 pm.

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 six and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 247 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines. This information 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 126.9386° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 3.7292° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 51.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 247km SE of Sarangani, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-26 16:26:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-17 21:09:40 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 2.968 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 150 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 us2000b0xc Id of event.
Event Code 2000b0xc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000b0xc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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