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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near San Rafael in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.773S, 126.4479WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from San Rafael in Philippines. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:53:36 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dpaq. Id of event: us1000dpaq. Exact location of event, longitude 126.4479 East, latitude 7.773 North, depth = 107.19 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/04/18 / 2018-04-16 03:53:36 / April 16, 2018 @ 3:53 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.19 km (67 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Niño, Barobo, Magnaga (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from New Corella (c. 20 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km NW of San Rafael, Philippines. This data 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 126.4479° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.773° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 107.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km NW of San Rafael, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-16 03:53:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-03 01:16:05 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 1.109 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 114 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 us1000dpaq Id of event.
Event Code 1000dpaq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000dpaq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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