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Light earthquake: M4.8 quake has struck near Claveria in Philippines

Earthquake location 19.1162S, 121.0611WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Claveria in Philippines. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/11/16 / 2016-11-19 09:25:09 / November 19, 2016 @ 9:25 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.73 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 17:25:09 / 5:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 35.73 km, 121.0611° East, 19.1162° North. Id of earthquake: us10007agt. Event ids that are associated: us10007agt.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pasuquin, Ballesteros, Cabaritan East (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 57 km (35 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Pasuquin (c. 5 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 56 km N of Claveria, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.0611° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1162° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.73 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56km N of Claveria, 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 09:25:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-19 09:47:37 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 354 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 3.683 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 121 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 us10007agt Id of event.
Event Code 10007agt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007agt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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