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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 27 km ENE of Llorente, Philippines

Earthquake location 11.5494S, 125.7606WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Llorente in Philippines on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000c8te. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c8te. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:26:11 / 7:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/10/20 / 2020-10-13 07:26:11 / October 13, 2020 @ 7:26 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 125.7606° East, latitude 11.5494° North, depth = 35 km.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Panalanoy, Arteche, Basey (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Dolores (c. 9 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Oras (c. 9 000 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. 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: 27 km ENE of Llorente, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.7606° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.5494° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27 km ENE of Llorente, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-13 07:26:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-20 06:41:42 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 10.825 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 178 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 us6000c8te Id of event.
Event Code 6000c8te An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c8te, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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