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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Santa Monica in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.1074S, 125.9419WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Santa Monica in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, 125.9419° East, 10.1074° North, depth 54.09 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 03:17:12 / February 4, 2020 @ 3:17 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:17:12 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007pe3. Id of event: us70007pe3. The epicenter was at a depth of 54.09 km (34 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cantilan, Kitcharao, Alegria. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 60 km (38 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Kitcharao (c. 7 200 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km NW of Santa Monica, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.9419° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.1074° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 54.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km NW of Santa Monica, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-04 03:17:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-04 22:43:01 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 3.039 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 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 us70007pe3 Id of event.
Event Code 70007pe3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007pe3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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