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Light earthquake: M4.9 quake has struck near Magsaysay in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.7507S, 125.1907WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Magsaysay in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 12.86 km, 125.1907° East, 6.7507° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.86 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 07:56:49 / December 15, 2019 @ 7:56 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006rq6. Id of event: us60006rq6. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:56:49 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pigcawayan, Tibanbang, Maasin. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (60 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 1 km SSE of Magsaysay, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.1907° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.7507° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km SSE of Magsaysay, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-15 07:56:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-15 08:52:11 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 0.499 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 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 us60006rq6 Id of event.
Event Code 60006rq6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006rq6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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