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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Tamisan in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.5854S, 126.4309WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Tamisan in Philippines on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000jevh. Event ids that are associated: us2000jevh. Exact location, longitude 126.4309° East, latitude 6.5854° North, depth = 114 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:56:31 / 4:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/19 / 2019-01-26 20:56:31 / January 26, 2019 @ 8:56 pm.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Malita, Talagutong, Magnaga (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 32 km SSE of Tamisan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.4309° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.5854° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 114 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32km SSE of Tamisan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-26 20:56:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-13 05:59:50 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 0.973 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 125 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 us2000jevh Id of event.
Event Code 2000jevh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jevh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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