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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near General Luna in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.8017S, 126.4365WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from General Luna in Philippines on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 126.4365 East, latitude 9.8017 North, depth = 32.62 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jhwk. Id of event: us2000jhwk. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:57:11 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32.62 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/02/19 / 2019-02-14 11:57:11 / February 14, 2019 @ 11:57 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Claver (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Placer, Bacuag, Tago (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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: 30 km E of General Luna, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.4365° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.8017° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 32.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km E of General Luna, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-14 11:57:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-14 12:40:29 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 2.843 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 73 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 us2000jhwk Id of event.
Event Code 2000jhwk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jhwk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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