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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 12 km NE of Nangan, Philippines

Earthquake location 6.549S, 126.2107WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Nangan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:46:59 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c74x. Id of event: us6000c74x. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/10/20 / 2020-10-09 17:46:59 / October 9, 2020 @ 5:46 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 147.96 km (92 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 126.2107° East, 6.549° North, depth 147.96 km.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sibulan, Astorga, Coronon (min 5000 pop).

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

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km NE of Nangan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.2107° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.549° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 147.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12 km NE of Nangan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-09 17:46:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-09 18:32:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 0.813 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 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 us6000c74x Id of event.
Event Code 6000c74x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c74x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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