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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 33 km SW of Palimbang, Philippines

Earthquake location 5.9914S, 123.9839WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Palimbang in Philippines on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/03/21 / 2021-03-13 12:32:40 / March 13, 2021 @ 12:32 pm. Exact location of event, depth 539.84 km, 123.9839° East, 5.9914° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000dj2u. Event ids that are associated: us7000dj2u. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 539.84 km (335 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:32:40 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sebu, Puloypuloy, Kiamba (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kiamba (c. 11 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Maitum (c. 8 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Bantogon (c. 5 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Puloypuloy (c. 5 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km SW of Palimbang, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.9839° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.9914° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 539.84 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33 km SW of Palimbang, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-13 12:32:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-13 13:59:40 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 259 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 5.519 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.55 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 114 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 us7000dj2u Id of event.
Event Code 7000dj2u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dj2u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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