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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag has occurred near General Luna in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.8928S, 126.5611WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from General Luna in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us70003hiu. Event ids that are associated: us70003hiu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.5611 East, latitude 9.8928 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 13:31:04 / 1:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/04/19 / 2019-04-26 05:31:04 / April 26, 2019 @ 5:31 am.

Epicenter of the event was 99 km (61 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Claver (c. 5 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tandag, Claver, Cantilan.

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 45 km ENE of General Luna, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.5611° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.8928° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km ENE 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 2019-04-26 05:31:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-15 08:55:40 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 369 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 2.968 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 88 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 us70003hiu Id of event.
Event Code 70003hiu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003hiu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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