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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag strikes near General Luna in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.7537S, 126.5011WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from General Luna in Philippines. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003dar. Unique identifier: us70003dar. The temblor was detected at 13:59:16 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/04/19 / 2019-04-28 05:59:16 / April 28, 2019 @ 5:59 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 7.58 km, 126.5011° East, 9.7537° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.58 km (5 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Placer, Aras-asan, Bacuag (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Claver (c. 5 900 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km E of General Luna, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.5011° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.7537° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km 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 2019-04-28 05:59:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-28 06:41:05 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 2.818 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 91 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 us70003dar Id of event.
Event Code 70003dar An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003dar, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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