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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag has occurred near San Isidro in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.1342S, 126.2739WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from San Isidro in Philippines. Event id: us10004blk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004blk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/01/16 / 2016-01-05 20:31:22 / January 5, 2016 @ 8:31 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 53.1 km (33 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.2739 East, latitude 10.1342 North, depth = 53.1 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:31:22 / 4:31 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luna, Cantilan, Surigao. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Claver (c. 5 900 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 25 km ENE of San Isidro, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.2739° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.1342° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 53.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km ENE of San Isidro, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-05 20:31:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-05 21:45:25 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 369 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 3.121 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 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 us10004blk Id of event.
Event Code 10004blk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004blk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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