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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Bobon in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.6001S, 126.5756WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Bobon in Philippines. Exact location, longitude 126.5756° East, latitude 6.6001° North, depth = 107.18 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 22:54:55 / 10:54 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009phy. Id of event: us70009phy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.18 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 14:54:55 / May 24, 2020 @ 2:54 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lupon, Manay, Batobato. The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: 40 km SE of Bobon, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.5756° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.6001° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 107.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km SE of Bobon, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-24 14:54:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-24 15:16:58 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 1.094 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 us70009phy Id of event.
Event Code 70009phy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009phy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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