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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Tago in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.0234S, 126.2249WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Tago in Philippines on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 165.55 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dd0b. Unique identifier: us6000dd0b. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/01/21 / 2021-01-23 09:29:23 / January 23, 2021 @ 9:29 am. Exact location of earthquake, 126.2249° East, 9.0234° North, depth 165.55 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:29:23 / 9:29 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Buenavista, Alegria, Kitcharao. Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 0 km WNW of Tago, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.2249° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.0234° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 165.55 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0 km WNW of Tago, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-23 09:29:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-20 09:48:11 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 2.043 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 116 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 us6000dd0b Id of event.
Event Code 6000dd0b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dd0b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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