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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Marihatag in Philippines

Earthquake location 8.7389S, 126.7854WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Marihatag in Philippines. Exact location, longitude 126.7854° East, latitude 8.7389° North, depth = 35 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003gu3. Id of event: us70003gu3. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/05/19 / 2019-05-04 22:32:12 / May 4, 2019 @ 10:32 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:32:12 / 6:32 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bah-Bah, Patin-ay, San Francisco (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hinatuan (c. 10 100 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 54 km E of Marihatag, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.7854° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.7389° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54km E of Marihatag, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-04 22:32:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-04 23:15:09 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 326 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 2.044 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 132 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 us70003gu3 Id of event.
Event Code 70003gu3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003gu3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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