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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag strikes near Calatagan in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.8207S, 120.5642WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Calatagan in Philippines on Friday. Exact location, longitude 120.5642° East, latitude 13.8207° North, depth = 139.07 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70005cqr. Event ids that are associated: us70005cqr. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 139.07 km (86 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:32:59 / 6:32 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/09/19 / 2019-09-06 10:32:59 / September 6, 2019 @ 10:32 am.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cardona, Sabang, Janagdong (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop).

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

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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: 7 km W of Calatagan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.5642° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.8207° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 139.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km W of Calatagan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-06 10:32:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-06 10:51:53 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 8.826 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 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 us70005cqr Id of event.
Event Code 70005cqr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005cqr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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