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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Sulangan in Philippines

Earthquake location 11.0366S, 125.8756WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Sulangan in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.69 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 12/06/16 / 2016-06-12 23:07:39 / June 12, 2016 @ 11:07 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:07:39 / 7:07 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000653c. Id of event: us2000653c. Exact location, longitude 125.8756° East, latitude 11.0366° North, depth = 35.69 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Dulag (c. 10 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Panalanoy, Palo, Tanauan.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 12 km NNE of Sulangan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.8756° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.0366° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NNE of Sulangan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-12 23:07:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-26 22:05:20 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 9.338 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.55 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 158 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 us2000653c Id of event.
Event Code 2000653c An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000653c, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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