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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag strikes near Bangonay in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.3441S, 125.6415WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Bangonay in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.6415 East, latitude 9.3441 North, depth = 83.51 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008iwb. Id of event: us10008iwb. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/04/17 / 2017-04-19 04:26:11 / April 19, 2017 @ 4:26 am. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:26:11 / 12:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 83.51 km (52 miles).

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Mariano (c. 70 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mambajao, Talacogon, San Luis (min 5000 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 10 km ENE of Bangonay, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.6415° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.3441° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 83.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km ENE of Bangonay, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-19 04:26:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-19 04:41:13 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 2.26 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 109 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 us10008iwb Id of event.
Event Code 10008iwb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008iwb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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