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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 36 km E of Lamitan, Philippines

Earthquake location 6.0315S, 126.0241WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Lamitan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.0241 East, latitude 6.0315 North, depth = 123.36 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004qi7. Id of event: us70004qi7. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 123.36 km (77 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/07/19 / 2019-07-12 03:09:03 / July 12, 2019 @ 3:09 am. The temblor was reported at 11:09:03 / 11:09 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Malalag, Baliton, Malandag (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 16 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Buayan (c. 14 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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. 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: 36 km E of Lamitan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.0241° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.0315° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 123.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36km E of Lamitan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-12 03:09:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-24 02:42:31 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 1.122 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.45 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 136 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 us70004qi7 Id of event.
Event Code 70004qi7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004qi7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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