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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 0 km NNW of Borbon, Philippines

Earthquake location 8.4907S, 125.8892WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Borbon in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59.13 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us100062bz. Ids that are associated to the event: us100062bz. Exact location of earthquake, 125.8892° East, 8.4907° North, depth 59.13 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:37:41 / 1:37 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/07/16 / 2016-07-10 05:37:41 / July 10, 2016 @ 5:37 am.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Luis, Aglayan, Linabo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Mariano (c. 70 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Malaybalay (c. 61 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. 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 NNW of Borbon, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.8892° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.4907° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 59.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km NNW of Borbon, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-10 05:37:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-10 06:27:40 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 1.444 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 102 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 us100062bz Id of event.
Event Code 100062bz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100062bz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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