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

Earthquake location 9.1144S, 123.3897WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Dauin in Philippines. Event id: us7000df6b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000df6b. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 01:41:03 / February 26, 2021 @ 1:41 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:41:03 / 1:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 123.3897 East, latitude 9.1144 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moalboal, Loon, Argao (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 23 km (15 miles) from Dumaguete (c. 113 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Dipolog (c. 93 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tagbilaran City (c. 86 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Bais (c. 65 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Dapitan (c. 50 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Oroquieta (c. 39 300 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 16 km ESE of Dauin, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.3897° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.1144° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16 km ESE of Dauin, 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 01:41:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-05 21:58:52 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 6.233 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 148 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 us7000df6b Id of event.
Event Code 7000df6b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000df6b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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