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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Sarangani in Philippines

Earthquake location 5.2413S, 125.2688WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.2688 East, latitude 5.2413 North, depth = 196.43 km. The temblor was reported at 01:34:56 / 1:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/11/20 / 2020-11-12 01:34:56 / November 12, 2020 @ 1:34 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 196.43 km (122 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000cg4d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cg4d.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Suyan, Lun Pequeño, Caburan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Lun Pequeño (c. 11 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Sapu Padidu (c. 9 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km SW of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.2688° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.2413° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 196.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28 km SW 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 2020-11-12 01:34:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-07 03:11:43 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 271 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 1.842 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 93 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 us7000cg4d Id of event.
Event Code 7000cg4d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cg4d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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