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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Mangili in Philippines

Earthquake location 5.9354S, 125.9539WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Mangili in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 12:28:06 / 12:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 125.9539° East, latitude 5.9354° North, depth = 166.71 km. Global time and date of event 17/01/20 / 2020-01-17 04:28:06 / January 17, 2020 @ 4:28 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 166.71 km (104 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us700071h7. Unique identifier: us700071h7.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Silway 7, Malalag, Conel (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 16 800 pop).

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

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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. 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: 30 km ESE of Mangili, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.9539° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.9354° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 166.71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km ESE of Mangili, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-17 04:28:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-17 04:44:18 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 340 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 1.186 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 153 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 us700071h7 Id of event.
Event Code 700071h7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700071h7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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