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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Bobon in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.475S, 126.7606WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Bobon in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 04:04:34 / 4:04 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/05/19 / 2019-05-08 20:04:34 / May 8, 2019 @ 8:04 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 126.7606° East, 6.475° North, depth 68.16 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003m4m. Unique identifier: us70003m4m. 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 68.16 km (42 miles).

Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manay, Batobato, Mati (min 5000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 64 km SE of Bobon, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.7606° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.475° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 68.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 64km SE of Bobon, 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 20:04:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-29 22:45:42 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 259 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 1.313 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 183 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 us70003m4m Id of event.
Event Code 70003m4m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003m4m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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