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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 217 km S of Sarangani, Philippines

Earthquake location 3.4685S, 125.8206WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 217 km S of Sarangani, Philippines (135 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:06:25 / 4:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.8206 East, latitude 3.4685 North, depth = 175.53 km. 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: us1000i2te. Id of event: us1000i2te. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/11/18 / 2018-11-29 08:06:25 / November 29, 2018 @ 8:06 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 175.53 km (109 miles).

In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 217 km S of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.8206° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 3.4685° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 175.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 217km S of Sarangani, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-29 08:06:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-23 08:20:35 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 271 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 3.092 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.3 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 184 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 us1000i2te Id of event.
Event Code 1000i2te An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000i2te, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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