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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Palimbang in Philippines

Earthquake location 5.9494S, 124.1084WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Palimbang in Philippines. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/08/16 / 2016-08-24 04:16:50 / August 24, 2016 @ 4:16 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 528.84 km (329 miles). Event id: us10006g8p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006g8p. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.1084 East, latitude 5.9494 North, depth = 528.84 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:16:50 / 12:16 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Esperanza, Isulan, Bañga (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (56 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Isulan (c. 31 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Surallah (c. 31 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Laguilayan (c. 17 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Norala (c. 12 800 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km SSW of Palimbang, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.1084° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.9494° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 528.84 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km SSW of Palimbang, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-08-24 04:16:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-08-24 04:27:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 1.836 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 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 us10006g8p Id of event.
Event Code 10006g8p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006g8p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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