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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Leyte, Philippines

Earthquake location 10.6988S, 125.7939WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes Leyte, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Leyte, Philippines on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 18:51:01 / 6:51 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000apis. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000apis. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.7939 East, latitude 10.6988 North, depth = 48.24 km. Global time and date of event 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 18:51:01 / July 9, 2020 @ 6:51 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 48.24 km (30 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (53 miles) from Abuyog (c. 15 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Dulag (c. 10 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Balangiga (c. 5 600 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Loreto (c. 5 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dulag, Abuyog, Llorente.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: Leyte, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.7939° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.6988° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 48.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Leyte, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-09 18:51:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-21 14:36:21 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 15.774 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.55 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 139 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 us7000apis Id of event.
Event Code 7000apis An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000apis, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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