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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Buenavista in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.1559S, 126.1181WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Buenavista in Philippines on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 116.43 km, 126.1181° East, 9.1559° North. The temblor was picked up at 20:54:42 / 8:54 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10007f5z. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007f5z. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 116.43 km (72 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/11/16 / 2016-11-28 12:54:42 / November 28, 2016 @ 12:54 pm.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Surigao, Luna, Nasipit (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 6 km NW of Buenavista, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.1181° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.1559° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 116.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NW of Buenavista, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-28 12:54:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-11 10:45:39 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 2.14 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 93 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 us10007f5z Id of event.
Event Code 10007f5z An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007f5z, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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