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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Caburan in Philippines

Earthquake location 5.7385S, 125.7099WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Caburan in Philippines on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.7099 East, latitude 5.7385 North, depth = 197.74 km. Id of earthquake: us6000ae8k. Event ids that are associated: us6000ae8k. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 197.74 km (123 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/06/20 / 2020-06-12 03:20:48 / June 12, 2020 @ 3:20 am. The temblor was picked up at 03:20:48 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Basiawan, Polomolok, Malandag (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 21 km SSE of Caburan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.7099° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.7385° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 197.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21 km SSE of Caburan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-12 03:20:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-19 02:19:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 1.328 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 122 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 us6000ae8k Id of event.
Event Code 6000ae8k An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000ae8k, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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