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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Gadung in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.9458S, 123.5742WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Gadung in Philippines on Wednesday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:08:02 / 8:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 123.5742° East, latitude 6.9458° North, depth = 32.66 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/04/16 / 2016-04-20 12:08:02 / April 20, 2016 @ 12:08 pm. Event id: us10005ds3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005ds3. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.66 km (20 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pagaluñgan, Dalican, Parang (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Parang (c. 44 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Pagaluñgan (c. 31 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Margosatubig (c. 14 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Dalican (c. 13 900 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 51 km WNW of Gadung, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.5742° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.9458° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 32.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 51km WNW 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 2016-04-20 12:08:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-18 06:30:48 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 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 1.994 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 121 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 us10005ds3 Id of event.
Event Code 10005ds3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10005ds3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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