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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag has occurred near Baculin in Philippines



Earthquake location 7.4105S, 126.7602WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Baculin in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59.02 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 09:16:08 / 9:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.7602° East, 7.4105° North, depth 59.02 km. Unique identifier: us1000bj61. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000bj61. Global time and date of event 30/11/17 / 2017-11-30 01:16:08 / November 30, 2017 @ 1:16 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 101 km (62 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Mariano (c. 18 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bislig, Cuambog, Pandasan (min 5000 pop).

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

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km ESE of Baculin, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.7602° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.4105° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 59.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km ESE of Baculin, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-30 01:16:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-30 01:29:57 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 1.219 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 104 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 us1000bj61 Id of event.
Event Code 1000bj61 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000bj61, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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