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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag was detected near Bungahan in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.9631S, 120.6888WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Bungahan in Philippines on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 21/10/19 / 2019-10-21 23:20:52 / October 21, 2019 @ 11:20 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 120.6888 East, latitude 13.9631 North, depth = 115.19 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 115.19 km (72 miles). Event id: us7000617i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000617i. The temblor was picked up at 07:20:52 / 7:20 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lucena, Guiguinto, Santa Cruz (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km NE of Bungahan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.6888° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.9631° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 115.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km NE of Bungahan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-21 23:20:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-01 03:29:16 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 0.277 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 68 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 us7000617i Id of event.
Event Code 7000617i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000617i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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