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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag was detected near Magsaysay in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.7245S, 125.1955WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Magsaysay in Philippines on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 00:55:47 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/12/19 / 2019-12-20 16:55:47 / December 20, 2019 @ 4:55 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006p50. Unique identifier: us70006p50. Exact location of earthquake, 125.1955° East, 6.7245° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 99 km (62 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pagaluñgan, Tibanbang, New Visayas (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km SSE of Magsaysay, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.1955° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.7245° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km 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 2019-12-20 16:55:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-20 17:10:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 355 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 0.512 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 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 us70006p50 Id of event.
Event Code 70006p50 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006p50, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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