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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Pondaguitan in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.0918S, 126.1516WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 133.17 km, 126.1516° East, 6.0918° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/11/18 / 2018-11-24 04:49:08 / November 24, 2018 @ 4:49 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 12:49:08 / 12:49 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hw11. Unique identifier: us1000hw11. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 133.17 km (83 miles).

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 96 km (60 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 16 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Malapatan, Mati, Lun Pequeño (min 5000 pop).

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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-eight 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.

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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. 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: 29 km S of Pondaguitan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.1516° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.0918° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 133.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km S of Pondaguitan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-24 04:49:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-24 05:14:58 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 1.125 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 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 us1000hw11 Id of event.
Event Code 1000hw11 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hw11, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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