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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Mabahin in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.1524S, 126.185WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Mabahin in Philippines. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ddwk. Unique identifier: us6000ddwk. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/01/21 / 2021-01-25 17:31:25 / January 25, 2021 @ 5:31 pm. 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 70.36 km (44 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:31:25 / 5:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.185 East, latitude 9.1524 North, depth = 70.36 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Luis, Talacogon, Hinatuan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 3 km SSE of Mabahin, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.185° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.1524° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 70.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3 km SSE of Mabahin, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-25 17:31:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-04 19:27:36 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 2.154 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 134 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 us6000ddwk Id of event.
Event Code 6000ddwk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000ddwk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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