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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 49 km ENE of General Luna, Philippines



Earthquake location 9.9467S, 126.579WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 49 kilometers (30 miles) from General Luna in Philippines on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 23:21:24 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.579 East, latitude 9.9467 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/17 / 2017-09-05 15:21:24 / September 5, 2017 @ 3:21 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ag3v. Unique identifier: us2000ag3v. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cantilan, Socorro, Dapa (min 5000 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 49 km ENE of General Luna, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.579° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.9467° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49km ENE of General Luna, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-05 15:21:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-05 16:40:04 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 340 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 9.148 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 91 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 us2000ag3v Id of event.
Event Code 2000ag3v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ag3v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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