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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Wao in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.7248S, 124.6104WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Wao in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 124.6104 East, latitude 7.7248 North, depth = 378.13 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:32:09 / 7:32 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: 06/09/18 / 2018-09-06 23:32:09 / September 6, 2018 @ 11:32 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 378.13 km (235 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000hglh. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hglh.

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Initao, Tagoloan, Upi (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Cagayan de Oro (c. 445 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mantampay (c. 265 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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: 7 km NW of Wao, 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 124.6104° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.7248° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 378.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km NW of Wao, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-06 23:32:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-21 23:38:52 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 1.16 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 134 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 us2000hglh Id of event.
Event Code 2000hglh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000hglh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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