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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near San Marcelino in Philippines

Earthquake location 14.9634S, 120.155WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from San Marcelino in Philippines on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/03/20 / 2020-03-19 06:49:48 / March 19, 2020 @ 6:49 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:49:48 / 2:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.53 km (41 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.155 East, latitude 14.9634 North, depth = 66.53 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008c0p. Unique identifier: us70008c0p.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (61 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from San Jose del Monte (c. 357 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Angeles City (c. 299 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Santol (c. 299 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from San Fernando (c. 251 200 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Malolos (c. 198 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Noveleta, Bibiclat, Quiapo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

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

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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. 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: 1 km SSW of San Marcelino, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.155° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.9634° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 66.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km SSW of San Marcelino, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-19 06:49:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-19 07:45:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 7.861 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 us70008c0p Id of event.
Event Code 70008c0p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008c0p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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