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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Sarangani in Philippines

Earthquake location 4.2322S, 124.7198WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 153 km SSW of Sarangani, Philippines (95 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jnzx. Id of event: us2000jnzx. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/19 / 2019-02-15 22:58:45 / February 15, 2019 @ 10:58 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 397.01 km (247 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:58:45 / 6:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 397.01 km, 124.7198° East, 4.2322° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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 thirteen 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. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 153 km SSW of Sarangani, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.7198° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.2322° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 397.01 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 153km SSW 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 2019-02-15 22:58:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-08 04:34:05 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 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 4.336 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 103 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 us2000jnzx Id of event.
Event Code 2000jnzx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jnzx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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