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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near San Nicolas in Philippines

Earthquake location 14.8684S, 119.8982WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from San Nicolas in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, 119.8982° East, 14.8684° North, depth 35 km. Id of earthquake: us60004vx8. Event ids that are associated: us60004vx8. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/07/19 / 2019-07-19 06:54:11 / July 19, 2019 @ 6:54 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:54:11 / 2:54 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Malolos, Mayantoc, Santa Ines West. Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Angeles City (c. 299 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Santol (c. 299 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from San Fernando (c. 251 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Malolos (c. 198 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Mabalacat City (c. 188 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Bulaon (c. 131 800 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 21 km WSW of San Nicolas, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.8982° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.8684° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km WSW of San Nicolas, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-19 06:54:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-15 09:05:40 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 326 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 8.416 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 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 us60004vx8 Id of event.
Event Code 60004vx8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60004vx8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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