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Light earthquake 4.8 mag, 2 km W of Tamisan, Philippines

Earthquake location 6.84S, 126.2767WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tamisan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 06/07/16 / 2016-07-06 21:00:49 / July 6, 2016 @ 9:00 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 126.2767° East, 6.84° North, depth 64.72 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64.72 km (40 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:00:49 / 5:00 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100061fr. Ids that are associated to the event: us100061fr.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sirib, Malalag, Montevista (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km W of Tamisan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.2767° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.84° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 64.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km W of Tamisan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-06 21:00:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-06 21:24:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 354 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 0.729 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 71 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 us100061fr Id of event.
Event Code 100061fr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100061fr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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