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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Lumazal in Philippines

Earthquake location 5.4189S, 124.7976WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Lumazal in Philippines. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/04/18 / 2018-04-24 14:35:30 / April 24, 2018 @ 2:35 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 124.7976 East, latitude 5.4189 North, depth = 48.21 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:35:30 / 10:35 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dr9i. Id of event: us1000dr9i. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.21 km (30 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Silway 7, Buayan, Sebu (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Buayan (c. 14 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Lun Pequeño (c. 11 500 pop). Nearby 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 thirty-two 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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: 51 km S of Lumazal, 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 124.7976° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.4189° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 48.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 51km S of Lumazal, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-24 14:35:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-24 15:17:55 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 1.814 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 113 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 us1000dr9i Id of event.
Event Code 1000dr9i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000dr9i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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