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Light earthquake 4.9 mag, 3 km SW of Ipil, Philippines

Earthquake location 10.952S, 124.613WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Ipil in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 19:56:15 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 124.613 East, latitude 10.952 North, depth = 35 km. Unique identifier: us20006i2i. Ids that are associated to the event: us20006i2i. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/07/16 / 2016-07-27 11:56:15 / July 27, 2016 @ 11:56 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mandaue City, Lapu-Lapu City, Tinaan. Earthquake epicenter was 102 km (63 miles) from Lapu-Lapu City (c. 350 500 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Mandaue City (c. 331 300 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Danao (c. 70 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Liloan (c. 49 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km SW of Ipil, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.613° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.952° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km SW of Ipil, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-27 11:56:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-27 12:21:16 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 3.973 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 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 us20006i2i Id of event.
Event Code 20006i2i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20006i2i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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