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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Hinatuan in Philippines

Earthquake location 8.5472S, 126.8737WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Hinatuan in Philippines on Sunday. Unique identifier: us2000i6il. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000i6il. Exact location of event, longitude 126.8737 East, latitude 8.5472 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:21:59 / 5:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/11/18 / 2018-11-03 21:21:59 / November 3, 2018 @ 9:21 pm.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cateel, Tandag, Tago (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (44 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Hinatuan (c. 10 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Barobo (c. 9 900 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Cateel (c. 6 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 62 km ENE of Hinatuan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.8737° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.5472° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62km ENE of Hinatuan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-03 21:21:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-04 04:16:07 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 1.949 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 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 us2000i6il Id of event.
Event Code 2000i6il An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000i6il, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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