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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 45 km SSW of Katubao, Philippines

Earthquake location 5.4935S, 124.7282WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Katubao in Philippines on Monday. Unique identifier: us2000dxkb. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dxkb. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56.44 km (35 miles). Exact location, longitude 124.7282° East, latitude 5.4935° North, depth = 56.44 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:41:44 / 10:41 am (local time epicenter). 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: 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 02:41:44 / April 2, 2018 @ 2:41 am.

Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Katangawan, Polonoling, Alabel.

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km SSW of Katubao, 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 124.7282° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.4935° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 56.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km SSW of Katubao, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-02 02:41:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-18 04:47:51 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 1.779 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 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 us2000dxkb Id of event.
Event Code 2000dxkb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dxkb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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