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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag was detected near Adlay in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.3106S, 125.7822WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Adlay in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us70004nap. Event ids that are associated: us70004nap. 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 24.17 km (15 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 125.7822 East, latitude 9.3106 North, depth = 24.17 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:39:12 / 1:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/07/19 / 2019-07-18 17:39:12 / July 18, 2019 @ 5:39 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Talacogon, Lunao, Medina (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mariano (c. 70 500 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop).

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

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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: 16 km SW of Adlay, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.7822° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.3106° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km SW of Adlay, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-18 17:39:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-18 17:59:10 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 354 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 2.235 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89 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 us70004nap Id of event.
Event Code 70004nap An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004nap, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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