Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 9 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines

Earthquake location 5.3373S, 125.5169WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. Unique identifier: us6000cr88. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cr88. Exact location of event, depth 179.73 km, 125.5169° East, 5.3373° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 179.73 km (112 miles). Global time and date of event 21/11/20 / 2020-11-21 13:11:06 / November 21, 2020 @ 1:11 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 13:11:06 / 1:11 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Katangawan, General Santos, Buayan. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Buayan (c. 14 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Lun Pequeño (c. 11 500 pop).

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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

Did you feel it?

What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 9 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines.

Copyright © 2020 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.5169° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.3373° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 179.73 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-21 13:11:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-21 14:23:02 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 340 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 1.722 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 155 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 us6000cr88 Id of event.
Event Code 6000cr88 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000cr88, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply