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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Nueva Era in Philippines

Earthquake location 17.8832S, 120.7018WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Nueva Era in Philippines on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.37 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 21.37 km, 120.7018° East, 17.8832° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/11/18 / 2018-11-25 09:21:32 / November 25, 2018 @ 9:21 am. The temblor was reported at 17:21:32 / 5:21 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hwc6. Id of event: us1000hwc6.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lasam, Bontoc, Tabuk. Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Tabuk (c. 27 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Candon (c. 11 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 twelve 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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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. 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: 5 km SE of Nueva Era, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.7018° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.8832° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km SE of Nueva Era, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-25 09:21:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-25 09:46:50 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 4.922 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 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 us1000hwc6 Id of event.
Event Code 1000hwc6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hwc6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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