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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near General Luna in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.7949S, 126.6356WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from General Luna in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:22:40 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/02/19 / 2019-02-17 05:22:40 / February 17, 2019 @ 5:22 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.6356 East, latitude 9.7949 North, depth = 35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jpmr. Unique identifier: us2000jpmr. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tandag, Cantilan, Socorro (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days eighty-four 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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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 52 km E of General Luna, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.6356° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.7949° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 52km 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 2019-02-17 05:22:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-13 13:03:37 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 271 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 2.902 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 167 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 us2000jpmr Id of event.
Event Code 2000jpmr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jpmr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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