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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Sarangani in Philippines

Earthquake location 5.118S, 125.1856WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. Global time and date of event 22/03/20 / 2020-03-22 13:31:52 / March 22, 2020 @ 1:31 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:31:52 / 9:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 125.1856 East, latitude 5.118 North, depth = 44.13 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70008e20. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008e20. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.13 km (27 miles).

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Malapatan, Sapu Padidu, Maasin. Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Sapu Padidu (c. 9 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Maasin (c. 5 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Baliton (c. 5 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Pangyan (c. 5 300 pop).

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 six and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 44 km SW of Sarangani, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.1856° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.118° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 44.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 44km SW of Sarangani, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-22 13:31:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-22 13:56:21 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 326 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 1.978 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 110 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 us70008e20 Id of event.
Event Code 70008e20 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008e20, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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