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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near General Luna in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.8581S, 126.268WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from General Luna in Philippines on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 126.268° East, 9.8581° North, depth 35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/02/19 / 2019-02-09 22:23:51 / February 9, 2019 @ 10:23 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000jngk. Event ids that are associated: us2000jngk. 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 35 km (22 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:23:51 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Loreto, Tago, Mainit.

In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 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: 14 km NE of General Luna, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.268° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.8581° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km NE 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 2019-02-09 22:23:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-06 00:49:33 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 11.374 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 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 us2000jngk Id of event.
Event Code 2000jngk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jngk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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