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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Carlagan in Philippines

Earthquake location 14.9657S, 122.0916WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Carlagan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 122.0916 East, latitude 14.9657 North, depth = 44.22 km. The temblor was detected at 10:50:44 / 10:50 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44.22 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006du2. Id of event: us10006du2. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/08/16 / 2016-08-15 02:50:44 / August 15, 2016 @ 2:50 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gabaldon, Alabat, Mauban (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Mauban (c. 32 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Paete (c. 26 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Sampaloc (c. 20 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Pangil (c. 19 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Santa Elena (c. 14 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Mabitac (c. 12 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Pakil (c. 10 700 pop).

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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km ESE of Carlagan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.0916° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.9657° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 44.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km ESE of Carlagan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-08-15 02:50:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-08-15 04:27:36 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 8.405 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.3 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 116 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 us10006du2 Id of event.
Event Code 10006du2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006du2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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