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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Namuac in Philippines

Earthquake location 19.1308S, 121.3621WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Namuac in Philippines on Friday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:15:46 / 6:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 18/07/19 / 2019-07-18 22:15:46 / July 18, 2019 @ 10:15 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 33.88 km, 121.3621° East, 19.1308° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 33.88 km (21 miles). Id of earthquake: us60004vwf. Event ids that are associated: us60004vwf.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aparri, Ballesteros, Cabaritan East. Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 61 km NNE of Namuac, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.3621° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1308° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 61km NNE of Namuac, 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 22:15:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-27 04:07:16 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 284 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 3.678 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 76 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 us60004vwf Id of event.
Event Code 60004vwf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60004vwf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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