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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Cantilan in Philippines



Earthquake location 9.3256S, 126.0531WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Cantilan in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 126.0531 East, latitude 9.3256 North, depth = 65.99 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d7gy. Unique identifier: us1000d7gy. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 65.99 km (41 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 11:16:54 / March 14, 2018 @ 11:16 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 19:16:54 / 7:16 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Francisco, Barobo, Patin-ay. Event epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km E of Cantilan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.0531° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.3256° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 65.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km E of Cantilan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-14 11:16:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-13 06:42:13 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 2.29 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 133 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 us1000d7gy Id of event.
Event Code 1000d7gy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000d7gy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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