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Light earthquake: M4.8 quake has struck near Harrison in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.2487S, 119.9417WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Harrison in Philippines on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us60006bui. Unique identifier: us60006bui. Exact location of earthquake, 119.9417° East, 13.2487° North, depth 40.25 km. Global time and date of event 15/11/19 / 2019-11-15 01:57:26 / November 15, 2019 @ 1:57 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 40.25 km (25 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:57:26 / 9:57 am (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Sablayan (c. 38 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Mamburao (c. 23 900 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Calatagan (c. 16 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 9 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Barahan (c. 6 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Lubang (c. 5 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tayaman (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sablayan, Calatagan, Barahan (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 57 km WSW of Harrison, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.9417° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.2487° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57km WSW of Harrison, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-15 01:57:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-15 02:15:50 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 8.145 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 117 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 us60006bui Id of event.
Event Code 60006bui An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006bui, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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