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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Consolacion in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.4086S, 123.8918WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Consolacion in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, 123.8918° East, 10.4086° North, depth 62 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 05:02:25 / 5:02 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/10/16 / 2016-10-17 21:02:25 / October 17, 2016 @ 9:02 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20007exs. Ids that are associated to the event: us20007exs.

Epicenter of the event was 10 km (6 miles) from Cebu City (c. 798 600 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Lapu-Lapu City (c. 350 500 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Mandaue City (c. 331 300 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Toledo (c. 156 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Talisay (c. 133 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Cadiz (c. 129 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Patao, Mabini, Madridejos.

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km WNW of Consolacion, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.8918° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.4086° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km WNW of Consolacion, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-17 21:02:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-17 21:33:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 273 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 7.453 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 195 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 us20007exs Id of event.
Event Code 20007exs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20007exs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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