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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Pondaguitan in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.0874S, 126.0245WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 83.15 km (52 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008mn1. Unique identifier: us70008mn1. The temblor was picked up at 11:41:45 / 11:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.0245 East, latitude 6.0874 North, depth = 83.15 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/03/20 / 2020-03-30 03:41:45 / March 30, 2020 @ 3:41 am.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pangyan, Lupon, Malandag (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 16 800 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.

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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. 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: 34 km SSW of Pondaguitan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.0245° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.0874° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 83.15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km SSW of Pondaguitan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-30 03:41:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-06 01:47:22 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 1.071 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 120 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 us70008mn1 Id of event.
Event Code 70008mn1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008mn1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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