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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Sabang Indan in Philippines

Earthquake location 14.4945S, 123.1124WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Sabang Indan in Philippines on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.1124 East, latitude 14.4945 North, depth = 46.94 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/03/16 / 2016-03-13 05:51:20 / March 13, 2016 @ 5:51 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46.94 km (29 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004x5n. Id of event: us10004x5n. The temblor was detected at 13:51:20 / 1:51 pm (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Naga (c. 174 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Daet (c. 78 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Calabanga (c. 26 800 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Jose Pañganiban (c. 21 200 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Goa (c. 20 900 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Labo (c. 18 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mercedes (c. 17 000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naga, Goa, Camaligan.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 37 km NE of Sabang Indan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.1124° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.4945° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 46.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km NE of Sabang Indan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-03-13 05:51:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-03-13 07:11:29 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 340 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 9.015 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 106 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 us10004x5n Id of event.
Event Code 10004x5n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004x5n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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