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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Biri in Philippines

Earthquake location 12.8338S, 124.6339WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Biri in Philippines. Exact location, longitude 124.6339° East, latitude 12.8338° North, depth = 65.16 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/06/19 / 2019-06-22 07:19:29 / June 22, 2019 @ 7:19 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us700046t0. Unique identifier: us700046t0. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 65.16 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 15:19:29 / 3:19 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calatagan, Virac, Cumadcad (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Sorsogon (c. 82 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Bulan (c. 28 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Irosin (c. 20 700 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Laoang (c. 16 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Virac (c. 15 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven 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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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: 33 km ENE of Biri, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.6339° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.8338° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 65.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km ENE of Biri, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-22 07:19:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-17 11:18:15 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 312 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 3.811 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 119 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 us700046t0 Id of event.
Event Code 700046t0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700046t0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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