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

Earthquake location 15.2485S, 120.7066WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Santo Nino in Philippines on Friday. Unique identifier: us2000iylj. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000iylj. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/12/18 / 2018-12-28 11:46:59 / December 28, 2018 @ 11:46 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 120.7066 East, latitude 15.2485 North, depth = 142.72 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 142.72 km (89 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 19:46:59 / 7:46 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Halayhay, General Trias, Mangaldan (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from San Jose del Monte (c. 357 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 2 km N of Santo Nino, 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 120.7066° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.2485° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 142.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km N of Santo Nino, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-12-28 11:46:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-28 15:21:16 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 7.537 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.61 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 us2000iylj Id of event.
Event Code 2000iylj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000iylj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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