Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Santa Fe in Philippines

Earthquake location 11.1935S, 124.8845WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Santa Fe in Philippines on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us600088gb. Unique identifier: us600088gb. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 68.51 km (43 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:51:08 / 2:51 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 124.8845° East, 11.1935° North, depth 68.51 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 06:51:08 / March 3, 2020 @ 6:51 am.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Bogo (c. 23 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bogo, Bato, Daanbantayan.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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.

Did you feel it?

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. 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: 3 km WNW of Santa Fe, Philippines.

Copyright © 2020 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.8845° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.1935° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 68.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km WNW of Santa Fe, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-03 06:51:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-03 08:11:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.7 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 327 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 8.698 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 115 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 us600088gb Id of event.
Event Code 600088gb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600088gb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply