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Light earthquake: M4.8 quake has struck near Cabodiongan in Philippines

Earthquake location 12.877S, 124.8222WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Cabodiongan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 68.36 km (42 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:41:09 / 4:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/07/15 / 2015-07-25 08:41:09 / July 25, 2015 @ 8:41 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 124.8222° East, latitude 12.877° North, depth = 68.36 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20003024. Unique identifier: us20003024.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Virac, Rizal, San Policarpio. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Sorsogon (c. 82 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Irosin (c. 20 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Laoang (c. 16 700 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Virac (c. 15 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Gubat (c. 14 000 pop).

Each 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 one and in the last 365 days eleven 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 33 km NW of Cabodiongan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.8222° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.877° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 68.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km NW of Cabodiongan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-07-25 08:41:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-25 09:04:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 354 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 5.818 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 87 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 us20003024 Id of event.
Event Code 20003024 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20003024, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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