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Light earthquake: M4.9 quake has struck near Namuac in Philippines

Earthquake location 19.2414S, 121.2505WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Namuac in Philippines on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 121.2505° East, 19.2414° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/07/16 / 2016-07-22 11:31:44 / July 22, 2016 @ 11:31 am. The temblor was detected at 19:31:44 / 7:31 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20006gq1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006gq1.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ballesteros, Cabaritan East, Claveria (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 70 km N of Namuac, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.2505° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2414° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 70km N of Namuac, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-22 11:31:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-22 12:13:18 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 369 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 4.08 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 103 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 us20006gq1 Id of event.
Event Code 20006gq1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20006gq1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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