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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 51 km E of Baculin, Philippines



Earthquake location 7.3618S, 127.0429WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Baculin in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 50.78 km, 127.0429° East, 7.3618° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 50.78 km (32 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:54:37 / 12:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/11/16 / 2016-11-26 04:54:37 / November 26, 2016 @ 4:54 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10007cgm. Event ids that are associated: us10007cgm.

Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Taytayan (c. 6 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Cateel (c. 6 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kinablangan (c. 5 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cateel, Taytayan, San Ignacio (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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 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: 51 km E of Baculin, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 127.0429° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.3618° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 50.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 51km E of Baculin, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-26 04:54:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-26 05:11:53 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 1.481 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 136 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 us10007cgm Id of event.
Event Code 10007cgm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007cgm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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