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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Tarragona in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.6689S, 126.9127WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Tarragona in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008h1n. Unique identifier: us70008h1n. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 169.68 km (105 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:36:51 / 12:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 16:36:51 / March 21, 2020 @ 4:36 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 126.9127 East, latitude 6.6689 North, depth = 169.68 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Batobato, Sigaboy, La Union. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 66 km SE of Tarragona, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.9127° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.6689° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 169.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 66km SE of Tarragona, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-21 16:36:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-19 15:36:09 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 1.382 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 135 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 us70008h1n Id of event.
Event Code 70008h1n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008h1n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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