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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Sarangani in Philippines

Earthquake location 4.1339S, 126.7121WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 197 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (122 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.9 km (26 miles). Unique identifier: us70003h0u. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003h0u. Global time and date of event 05/05/19 / 2019-05-05 13:55:33 / May 5, 2019 @ 1:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.7121 East, latitude 4.1339 North, depth = 41.9 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:55:33 / 9:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 197 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.7121° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.1339° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 197km SE of Sarangani, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-05 13:55:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-05 14:34:14 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 3.126 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 120 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 us70003h0u Id of event.
Event Code 70003h0u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003h0u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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