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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Socorro in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.5687S, 125.8606WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Socorro in Philippines on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72.86 km (45 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.8606 East, latitude 9.5687 North, depth = 72.86 km. The temblor was reported at 05:29:19 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000d4xt. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d4xt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/01/21 / 2021-01-02 05:29:19 / January 2, 2021 @ 5:29 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nasipit, Bayugan, Aras-asan (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-four 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.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km WSW of Socorro, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.8606° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.5687° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 72.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13 km WSW of Socorro, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-02 05:29:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-02 06:29:19 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 2.498 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 115 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 us6000d4xt Id of event.
Event Code 6000d4xt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d4xt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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