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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Bual in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.7689S, 124.9686WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Bual in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.9686 East, latitude 6.7689 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000903g. Unique identifier: us7000903g. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/04/20 / 2020-04-19 20:30:47 / April 19, 2020 @ 8:30 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:30:47 / 4:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Panabo, Puloypuloy, Maitum (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. 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: 7 km ESE of Bual, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.9686° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.7689° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km ESE of Bual, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-19 20:30:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-19 20:59:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 0.675 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62 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 us7000903g Id of event.
Event Code 7000903g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000903g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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