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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Tubajon in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.2495S, 125.7916WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Tubajon in Philippines on Friday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:42:16 / 2:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 95.98 km (60 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 125.7916° East, 10.2495° North, depth 95.98 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000df68. Unique identifier: us7000df68. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 02:42:16 / February 26, 2021 @ 2:42 am.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kitcharao, Alegria, Sogod (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Sogod (c. 8 300 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 26 km ESE of Tubajon, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.7916° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.2495° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 95.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26 km ESE of Tubajon, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-26 02:42:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-04 01:59:31 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 10.354 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 120 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 us7000df68 Id of event.
Event Code 7000df68 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000df68, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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