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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 39 km ESE of Mangili, Philippines

Earthquake location 5.9338S, 126.032WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Mangili in Philippines on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600084qh. Id of event: us600084qh. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:45:18 / 1:45 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 17:45:18 / February 21, 2020 @ 5:45 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 143.75 km (89 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.032 East, latitude 5.9338 North, depth = 143.75 km.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 16 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Maria, Glan, Maluñgun (min 5000 pop).

Each 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 twelve, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. 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: 39 km ESE of Mangili, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.032° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.9338° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 143.75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 39km ESE of Mangili, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-21 17:45:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-19 19:18:37 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 271 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 1.214 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 113 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 us600084qh Id of event.
Event Code 600084qh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600084qh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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