Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 26 km WSW of Gadung, Philippines

Earthquake location 6.7455S, 123.7902WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Gadung in Philippines on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 581.42 km (361 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20004zvx. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004zvx. 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: 13/02/16 / 2016-02-13 00:59:21 / February 13, 2016 @ 12:59 am. The temblor was picked up at 08:59:21 / 8:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 123.7902 East, latitude 6.7455 North, depth = 581.42 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Buayan, Norala, Tacurong. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Tacurong (c. 54 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Parang (c. 44 900 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Midsayap (c. 32 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Isulan (c. 31 700 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

Did you feel it?

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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km WSW of Gadung, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2016 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.7902° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.7455° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 581.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km WSW of Gadung, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-13 00:59:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-13 01:19:07 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 340 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 1.805 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 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 us20004zvx Id of event.
Event Code 20004zvx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004zvx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply