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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Luzon, Philippines

Earthquake location 16.5592S, 119.7199WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Luzon, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Luzon, Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, 119.7199° East, 16.5592° North, depth 74.57 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/08/16 / 2016-08-07 23:43:47 / August 7, 2016 @ 11:43 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 23:43:47 / 11:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10006bzs. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006bzs. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 74.57 km (46 miles).

Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Baguio (c. 272 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Mangaldan (c. 88 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Lingayen (c. 56 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Binmaley (c. 44 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from La Trinidad (c. 41 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Tagudin (c. 35 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Suyo, Tamayo, Nilombot.

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 have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: Luzon, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.7199° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.5592° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 74.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Luzon, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-08-07 23:43:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-08-07 23:58:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 6.761 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 us10006bzs Id of event.
Event Code 10006bzs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006bzs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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