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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Columbio in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.7246S, 124.9421WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Columbio 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 124.9421 East, latitude 6.7246 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us60006299. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006299. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 13:44:59 / October 18, 2019 @ 1:44 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:44:59 / 9:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Samal, Awang, Malapatan (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days thirty-eight 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.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 3 km N of Columbio, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.9421° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.7246° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km N of Columbio, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-18 13:44:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-25 11:18:47 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 0.719 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.41 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 97 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 us60006299 Id of event.
Event Code 60006299 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006299, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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