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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag has occurred near Mindanao, Philippines

Earthquake location 6.6067S, 125.3776WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Mindanao, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Mindanao, Philippines. Global time and date of event 30/08/20 / 2020-08-30 17:44:07 / August 30, 2020 @ 5:44 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000bf26. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bf26. Exact location of earthquake, 125.3776° East, 6.6067° North, depth 22.96 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:44:07 / 5:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.96 km (14 miles).

Close 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 Pangyan, Mati, Maco. Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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: Mindanao, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.3776° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.6067° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Mindanao, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-30 17:44:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-01 16:37:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 10 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.8 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 359 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 0.501 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000bf26 Id of event.
Event Code 7000bf26 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bf26, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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