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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Jomalig in Philippines



Earthquake location 15.1638S, 122.5297WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Jomalig in Philippines on Tuesday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:47:36 / 4:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/11/16 / 2016-11-07 20:47:36 / November 7, 2016 @ 8:47 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us100076z8. Unique identifier: us100076z8. Exact location of earthquake, 122.5297° East, 15.1638° North, depth 10 km.

Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Patnanungan (c. 6 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Polillo (c. 5 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Polillo, Patnanungan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eleven 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.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 52 km NNE of Jomalig, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.5297° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.1638° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 52km NNE of Jomalig, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-07 20:47:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-11 23:02:15 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 271 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 7.735 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.51 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 159 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 us100076z8 Id of event.
Event Code 100076z8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100076z8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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