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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag has occurred near Sinawilan in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.7602S, 125.2514WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Sinawilan in Philippines on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006ppd. Id of event: us70006ppd. Exact location, longitude 125.2514° East, latitude 6.7602° North, depth = 21.77 km. The temblor was detected at 11:23:14 / 11:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/12/19 / 2019-12-22 03:23:14 / December 22, 2019 @ 3:23 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.77 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kadingilan, Banisilan, Tagum. The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 77 km (48 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 two, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 0 km NE of Sinawilan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.2514° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.7602° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km NE of Sinawilan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-22 03:23:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-22 03:39:41 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 0.447 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 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 us70006ppd Id of event.
Event Code 70006ppd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006ppd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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