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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Caburan in Philippines

Earthquake location 5.8261S, 125.8851WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Caburan in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 118.87 km, 125.8851° East, 5.8261° North. Event id: us6000b5xn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b5xn. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:20:40 / 4:20 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 118.87 km (74 miles). Global time and date of event 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 16:20:40 / July 22, 2020 @ 4:20 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Malandag, Conel, General Santos (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 28 km ESE of Caburan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.8851° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.8261° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 118.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28 km ESE 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 2020-07-22 16:20:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-30 01:44:17 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 246 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 1.272 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 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 us6000b5xn Id of event.
Event Code 6000b5xn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b5xn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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