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Light earthquake: M4.8 quake has struck near Baculin in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.3842S, 126.793WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Baculin in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 66.3 km (41 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.793 East, latitude 7.3842 North, depth = 66.3 km. The temblor was reported at 18:20:41 / 6:20 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us700059l6. Unique identifier: us700059l6. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/08/19 / 2019-08-29 10:20:41 / August 29, 2019 @ 10:20 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salvacion, Batobato, Montevista. Epicenter of the event was 80 km (49 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from San Mariano (c. 18 700 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Nabunturan (c. 16 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Cabinuangan (c. 10 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km ESE of Baculin, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.793° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.3842° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 66.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km ESE of Baculin, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-29 10:20:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-29 10:40:35 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 1.244 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 122 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 us700059l6 Id of event.
Event Code 700059l6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700059l6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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