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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Cayhagan in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.3822S, 121.9057WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Cayhagan in Philippines. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:02:10 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100041ry. Id of event: us100041ry. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/11/15 / 2015-11-25 16:02:10 / November 25, 2015 @ 4:02 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 69.25 km (43 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 121.9057° East, 9.3822° North, depth 69.25 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Candoni, Inayauan, Manlucahoc. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Sipalay (c. 24 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Asia (c. 23 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Inayauan (c. 10 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Colipapa (c. 7 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bacuyangan (c. 7 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Nabulao (c. 7 100 pop).

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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 65 km WSW of Cayhagan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.9057° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.3822° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 69.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 65km WSW of Cayhagan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-11-25 16:02:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-12-10 04:30:46 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 4.301 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 99 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 us100041ry Id of event.
Event Code 100041ry An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100041ry, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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