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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Quirino in Philippines

Earthquake location 17.1381S, 120.6774WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Quirino in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.6774 East, latitude 17.1381 North, depth = 92.28 km. Event id: us2000jd4c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jd4c. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/19 / 2019-02-04 12:55:39 / February 4, 2019 @ 12:55 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 92.28 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:55:39 / 8:55 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Muñoz East, Ramon, Sinamar (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Baguio (c. 272 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bayombong (c. 48 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from La Trinidad (c. 41 300 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Ramon (c. 36 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Solano (c. 36 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km SSE of Quirino, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.6774° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.1381° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 92.28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km SSE of Quirino, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-04 12:55:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-26 12:57:53 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 3.028 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 113 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 us2000jd4c Id of event.
Event Code 2000jd4c An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jd4c, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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