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Light earthquake: M4.9 quake has struck near Cabodiongan in Philippines

Earthquake location 12.8114S, 124.9805WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Cabodiongan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us600050d0. Unique identifier: us600050d0. The temblor was reported at 07:17:34 / 7:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 124.9805° East, latitude 12.8114° North, depth = 39.16 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.16 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/08/19 / 2019-08-03 23:17:34 / August 3, 2019 @ 11:17 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dolores, Matnog, Pagsanghan (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Laoang (c. 16 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Gubat (c. 14 000 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Pambujan (c. 10 800 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Dolores (c. 9 300 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Gamay (c. 9 100 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 17 km NNW of Cabodiongan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.9805° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.8114° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km NNW of Cabodiongan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-03 23:17:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-03 23:50:31 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 369 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 10.621 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 127 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 us600050d0 Id of event.
Event Code 600050d0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600050d0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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