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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Kinablangan in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.8076S, 126.7425WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Kinablangan in Philippines on Tuesday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:33:11 / 7:33 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009jqm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009jqm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.7425° East, latitude 7.8076° North, depth = 43.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.4 km (27 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 23:33:11 / May 11, 2020 @ 11:33 pm UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tagbina, Bunawan, Veruela (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (41 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from San Mariano (c. 18 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Veruela (c. 18 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Nabunturan (c. 16 700 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 24 km ENE of Kinablangan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.7425° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.8076° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 43.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km ENE of Kinablangan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-11 23:33:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-22 04:43:10 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 7.017 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 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 us70009jqm Id of event.
Event Code 70009jqm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009jqm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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