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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Lalauigan in Philippines

Earthquake location 11.651S, 125.5791WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lalauigan in Philippines on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 11:01:07 / 11:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 77 km (48 miles). Exact location, longitude 125.5791° East, latitude 11.651° North, depth = 77 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/05/19 / 2019-05-08 03:01:07 / May 8, 2019 @ 3:01 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003i6i. Unique identifier: us70003i6i.

Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Dulag (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dulag, Alangalang, Gamay (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km ENE of Lalauigan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.5791° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.651° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km ENE of Lalauigan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-08 03:01:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-08 03:19:11 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 9.507 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 138 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 us70003i6i Id of event.
Event Code 70003i6i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003i6i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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