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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Del Pilar in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.5687S, 125.8295WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Del Pilar in Philippines on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 51.36 km (32 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:56:33 / 5:56 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10005dkr. Event ids that are associated: us10005dkr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 125.8295° East, 7.5687° North, depth 51.36 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/05/16 / 2016-05-04 09:56:33 / May 4, 2016 @ 9:56 am.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was President Roxas, Tuban, Magpet. Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Valencia (c. 83 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 0 km NNE of Del Pilar, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.8295° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.5687° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 51.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km NNE of Del Pilar, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-05-04 09:56:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-04 10:32:44 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 0.554 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 91 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 us10005dkr Id of event.
Event Code 10005dkr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10005dkr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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