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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag was detected near Dolo in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.8232S, 125.1296WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Dolo in Philippines on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 05:22:08 / 5:22 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us600064kh. Event ids that are associated: us600064kh. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.18 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 21:22:08 / October 29, 2019 @ 9:22 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 125.1296 East, latitude 6.8232 North, depth = 15.18 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tagum, Sapu Padidu, San Jose. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days fourty-nine 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km WNW of Dolo, 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 125.1296° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.8232° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km WNW of Dolo, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-29 21:22:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-29 21:37:21 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 0.509 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 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 us600064kh Id of event.
Event Code 600064kh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600064kh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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