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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Baleno in Philippines

Earthquake location 12.5693S, 123.5292WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Baleno in Philippines. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:05:59 / 9:05 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007nia. Id of event: us60007nia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.5292 East, latitude 12.5693 North, depth = 35.19 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 13:05:59 / January 23, 2020 @ 1:05 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.19 km (22 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Agupit, Iriga City, Buhi. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Legaspi (c. 179 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Iriga City (c. 94 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Sorsogon (c. 82 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Polangui (c. 77 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Libon (c. 68 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Tabaco (c. 57 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Masbate (c. 47 500 pop).

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

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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. 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: 11 km NNE of Baleno, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.5292° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.5693° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km NNE of Baleno, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-23 13:05:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-10 19:44:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 11.845 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 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 us60007nia Id of event.
Event Code 60007nia An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007nia, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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