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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 22 km SW of San Nicolas, Philippines

Earthquake location 14.7891S, 119.9544WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from San Nicolas in Philippines. Unique identifier: us1000hybz. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hybz. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:35:59 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 119.9544 East, latitude 14.7891 North, depth = 55 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/11/18 / 2018-11-25 20:35:59 / November 25, 2018 @ 8:35 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55 km (34 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Angeles City (c. 299 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Santol (c. 299 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from San Fernando (c. 251 200 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Malolos (c. 198 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Mabalacat City (c. 188 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Bulaon (c. 131 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Balagtas, Murcia, Plaridel (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 one and in the last 365 days five 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 22 km SW of San Nicolas, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.9544° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.7891° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 55 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km SW of San Nicolas, 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 20:35:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-25 17:56:01 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 8.651 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 125 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 us1000hybz Id of event.
Event Code 1000hybz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hybz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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