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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Jomalig in Philippines

Earthquake location 15.0036S, 122.4604WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Jomalig in Philippines. Exact location, longitude 122.4604° East, latitude 15.0036° North, depth = 46.98 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10004uxw. Event ids that are associated: us10004uxw. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/03/16 / 2016-03-05 18:34:06 / March 5, 2016 @ 6:34 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.98 km (29 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:34:06 / 2:34 am (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Elena, Infanta, Batobalane (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Jose Pañganiban (c. 21 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Santa Elena (c. 14 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Paracale (c. 8 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Dinahican (c. 7 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Patnanungan (c. 6 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Polillo (c. 5 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bantilan (c. 5 400 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km NNE of Jomalig, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.4604° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.0036° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 46.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km NNE of Jomalig, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-03-05 18:34:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-03-05 19:50:20 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 326 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 7.881 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 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 us10004uxw Id of event.
Event Code 10004uxw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004uxw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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