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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 24 km W of Gadung, Philippines

Earthquake location 6.7733S, 123.7961WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Gadung in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 123.7961 East, latitude 6.7733 North, depth = 588.92 km. The temblor was reported at 15:41:25 / 3:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/06/18 / 2018-06-16 07:41:25 / June 16, 2018 @ 7:41 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 588.92 km (366 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000exm3. Id of event: us1000exm3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pitogo, Isulan, Bugasan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (53 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Parang (c. 44 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Isulan (c. 31 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Pagaluñgan (c. 31 100 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. 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: 24 km W of Gadung, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.7961° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.7733° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 588.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km W 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 2018-06-16 07:41:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-05 13:07:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 5.502 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 96 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 us1000exm3 Id of event.
Event Code 1000exm3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000exm3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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