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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Tibanbang in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.6702S, 126.2022WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tibanbang in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 85.47 km (53 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 03:05:06 / 3:05 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60005lfe. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60005lfe. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.2022 East, latitude 6.6702 North, depth = 85.47 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/09/19 / 2019-09-14 19:05:06 / September 14, 2019 @ 7:05 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Malalag, Lasang, Sibulan (min 5000 pop). 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 seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 11 km ENE of Tibanbang, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.2022° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.6702° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 85.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km ENE of Tibanbang, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-14 19:05:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-29 04:24:04 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 246 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 0.735 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 191 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 us60005lfe Id of event.
Event Code 60005lfe An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60005lfe, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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