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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag was detected near Bayabas in Philippines



Earthquake location 9.0789S, 126.4368WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Bayabas in Philippines on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 04:40:15 / 4:40 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008j80. Event ids that are associated: us20008j80. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.22 km (29 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.4368° East, latitude 9.0789° North, depth = 47.22 km. Global time and date of event 11/02/17 / 2017-02-11 20:40:15 / February 11, 2017 @ 8:40 pm UTC/GMT.

The epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Luis, Magallanes, Tungao. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 four and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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 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: 20 km NE of Bayabas, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.4368° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.0789° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km NE of Bayabas, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-11 20:40:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-11 22:52:16 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 369 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 2.169 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 96 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 us20008j80 Id of event.
Event Code 20008j80 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008j80, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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