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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Pondaguitan in Philippines



Earthquake location 4.9954S, 127.881WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 241 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (150 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/11/16 / 2016-11-19 19:31:01 / November 19, 2016 @ 7:31 pm. The temblor was detected at 04:31:01 / 4:31 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10007amb. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007amb. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.35 km (36 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.881 East, latitude 4.9954 North, depth = 57.35 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 241 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 127.881° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.9954° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 57.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 241km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-19 19:31:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-19 22:33:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 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 340 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 3.08 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 97 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 us10007amb Id of event.
Event Code 10007amb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007amb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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