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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Aras-asan in Philippines

Earthquake location 8.9094S, 126.5839WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Aras-asan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.5839° East, latitude 8.9094° North, depth = 35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/05/19 / 2019-05-10 23:05:52 / May 10, 2019 @ 11:05 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003mlg. Id of event: us70003mlg. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:05:52 / 7:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lingig, Bayugan, Bislig (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop). Close 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 six, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km E of Aras-asan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.5839° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.9094° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km E of Aras-asan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-10 23:05:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-18 23:19:52 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 340 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 2.081 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 147 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 us70003mlg Id of event.
Event Code 70003mlg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003mlg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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