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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag strikes near Dunguan in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.9481S, 124.881WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Dunguan in Philippines on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 03:56:31 / October 29, 2019 @ 3:56 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 124.881° East, latitude 6.9481° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:56:31 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70006421. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006421.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dologon, Buayan, Malita (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days sixty-four and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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: 2 km E of Dunguan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.881° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.9481° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km E of Dunguan, 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 03:56:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-26 02:15:15 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 0.703 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 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 us70006421 Id of event.
Event Code 70006421 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006421, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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