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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Mangili in Philippines

Earthquake location 5.927S, 125.8355WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Mangili in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 113.42 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/11/19 / 2019-11-19 13:31:20 / November 19, 2019 @ 1:31 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:31:20 / 9:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 125.8355 East, latitude 5.927 North, depth = 113.42 km. Id of earthquake: us70006dns. Event ids that are associated: us70006dns.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sulop, Maasin, Polomolok (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: 18 km ESE of Mangili, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.8355° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.927° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 113.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km ESE of Mangili, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-19 13:31:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-27 16:10:58 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 1.163 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 106 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 us70006dns Id of event.
Event Code 70006dns An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006dns, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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