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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag has occurred near Subic in Philippines

Earthquake location 14.8936S, 120.1917WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Subic in Philippines on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/02/19 / 2019-02-23 04:14:43 / February 23, 2019 @ 4:14 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 12:14:43 / 12:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000jlwv. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jlwv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.86 km (45 miles). Exact location, longitude 120.1917° East, latitude 14.8936° North, depth = 71.86 km.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Mateo, General Emilio Aguinaldo, Dasmariñas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (56 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Jose del Monte (c. 357 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km WNW of Subic, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.1917° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.8936° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 71.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km WNW of Subic, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-23 04:14:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-23 04:48:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 9 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.8 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 372 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 7.926 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 110 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 us2000jlwv Id of event.
Event Code 2000jlwv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jlwv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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