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Light earthquake 4.8 mag, 2 km NNE of Kinablangan, Philippines

Earthquake location 7.7198S, 126.5561WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Kinablangan in Philippines. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003bvs. Unique identifier: us70003bvs. Exact location of earthquake, 126.5561° East, 7.7198° North, depth 73.66 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 73.66 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/04/19 / 2019-04-25 11:02:08 / April 25, 2019 @ 11:02 am UTC/GMT. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:02:08 / 7:02 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from New Corella (c. 20 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gupitan, Sampao, Cabayangan (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. 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: 2 km NNE of Kinablangan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.5561° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.7198° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 73.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km NNE of Kinablangan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-25 11:02:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-25 11:53:27 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 354 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 1.164 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 116 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 us70003bvs Id of event.
Event Code 70003bvs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003bvs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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