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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Cabra in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.7136S, 119.8648WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Cabra in Philippines on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 21:10:36 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52.12 km (32 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/08/19 / 2019-08-01 13:10:36 / August 1, 2019 @ 1:10 pm. Id of earthquake: us600052ti. Event ids that are associated: us600052ti. Exact location of earthquake, 119.8648° East, 13.7136° North, depth 52.12 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Putol, Balayan, Mamburao (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Nasugbu (c. 62 900 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Balayan (c. 50 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Mamburao (c. 23 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Calatagan (c. 16 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lian (c. 7 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Lumbangan (c. 7 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Binubusan (c. 6 700 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. 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: 27 km SW of Cabra, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.8648° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.7136° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km SW of Cabra, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-01 13:10:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-19 13:51:39 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 8.588 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 130 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 us600052ti Id of event.
Event Code 600052ti An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600052ti, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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