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

Earthquake location 9.2757S, 124.3292WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Yumbing in Philippines on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 124.3292° East, 9.2757° North. Id of earthquake: us70008wmf. Event ids that are associated: us70008wmf. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 20:30:33 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/04/20 / 2020-04-07 12:30:33 / April 7, 2020 @ 12:30 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Tagbilaran City (c. 86 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Danao (c. 17 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Jasaan (c. 16 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Barra (c. 12 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Tibigan (c. 11 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Siquijor (c. 10 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lunao, Villanueva, Barra.

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 36 km W of Yumbing, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.3292° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.2757° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36km W of Yumbing, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-07 12:30:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-03 06:01:55 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 2.517 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 125 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 us70008wmf Id of event.
Event Code 70008wmf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008wmf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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