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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Mati in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.034S, 126.1421WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Mati in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 70.78 km (44 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/04/20 / 2020-04-29 19:39:42 / April 29, 2020 @ 7:39 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 03:39:42 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.1421 East, latitude 7.034 North, depth = 70.78 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009ag7. Id of event: us70009ag7.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Digos, Santa Maria, Basiawan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop).

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 ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km NW of Mati, Philippines. This information 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 126.1421° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.034° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 70.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km NW of Mati, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-29 19:39:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-05 14:51:31 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 0.559 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 121 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 us70009ag7 Id of event.
Event Code 70009ag7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009ag7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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