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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Bayabas in Philippines



Earthquake location 9.1097S, 126.4661WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Bayabas in Philippines on Monday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:55:20 / 9:55 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 13:55:20 / April 17, 2017 @ 1:55 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.34 km (26 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.4661 East, latitude 9.1097 North, depth = 41.34 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008icy. Unique identifier: us10008icy.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Hinatuan (c. 10 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Claver, Taligaman, Bayugan (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-six 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 25 km NE of Bayabas, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.4661° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.1097° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km 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 2017-04-17 13:55:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-17 15:17:45 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 2.209 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.43 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 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 us10008icy Id of event.
Event Code 10008icy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008icy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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