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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Lope de Vega in Philippines

Earthquake location 12.259S, 124.6733WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Lope de Vega in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:37:55 / 7:37 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/10/19 / 2019-10-25 23:37:55 / October 25, 2019 @ 11:37 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 124.6733 East, latitude 12.259 North, depth = 100.38 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 100.38 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000631q. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000631q.

The epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Bulan (c. 28 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Irosin (c. 20 700 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Laoang (c. 16 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Gubat (c. 14 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Casiguran, Bulan, Babatngon.

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 fifteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 6 km SE of Lope de Vega, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.6733° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.259° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 100.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SE of Lope de Vega, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-25 23:37:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-27 03:14:46 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 340 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 5.233 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 107 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 us6000631q Id of event.
Event Code 6000631q An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000631q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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