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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 47 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines

Earthquake location 6.2092S, 126.5826WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.78 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 35.78 km, 126.5826° East, 6.2092° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:42:32 / 3:42 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005ail. Id of event: us70005ail. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/08/19 / 2019-08-31 07:42:32 / August 31, 2019 @ 7:42 am.

Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from La Union (c. 5 200 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mati, Batobato, La Union (min 5000 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 47 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.5826° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.2092° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-31 07:42:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-31 08:00:12 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 1.313 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 137 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 us70005ail Id of event.
Event Code 70005ail An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005ail, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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