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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Kiblawan in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.6246S, 125.2606WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Kiblawan in Philippines. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006x10. Id of event: us70006x10. 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 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:44:01 / 6:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 125.2606° East, latitude 6.6246° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/12/19 / 2019-12-21 10:44:01 / December 21, 2019 @ 10:44 am.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Baliton, Carmen, Alejal.

In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km ENE of Kiblawan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.2606° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.6246° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km ENE of Kiblawan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-21 10:44:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-16 05:37:11 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 326 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 0.543 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 103 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 us70006x10 Id of event.
Event Code 70006x10 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006x10, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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