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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Rimpeso in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.0836S, 124.0155WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Rimpeso in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/06/15 / 2015-06-12 13:17:18 / June 12, 2015 @ 1:17 pm. Event id: us10002ld9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10002ld9. Exact location, longitude 124.0155° East, latitude 7.0836° North, depth = 147.03 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 147.03 km (91 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 21:17:18 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 49 km (30 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Tacurong (c. 54 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Parang (c. 44 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Midsayap (c. 32 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Banisilan, Kabacan, Pitogo (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 11 km NW of Rimpeso, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.0155° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.0836° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 147.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km NW of Rimpeso, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-06-12 13:17:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-10 20:04:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 271 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 6.752 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 136 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 us10002ld9 Id of event.
Event Code 10002ld9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002ld9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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