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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Paracelis in Philippines

Earthquake location 17.248S, 121.3596WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Paracelis in Philippines on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/04/19 / 2019-04-27 07:44:15 / April 27, 2019 @ 7:44 am. Id of earthquake: us70003hk6. Event ids that are associated: us70003hk6. Exact location of event, depth 37.23 km, 121.3596° East, 17.248° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.23 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:44:15 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Masaya Sur, Bayombong, Jones. Epicenter of the earthquake was 56 km (35 miles) from Tuguegarao City (c. 115 100 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Santiago (c. 108 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Ilagan (c. 72 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Solana (c. 71 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Bayombong (c. 48 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ramon (c. 36 300 pop). 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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: 11 km W of Paracelis, 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 121.3596° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.248° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km W of Paracelis, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-27 07:44:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-19 11:46:03 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 3.154 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 130 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 us70003hk6 Id of event.
Event Code 70003hk6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003hk6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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