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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Masaguisi in Philippines

Earthquake location 12.7929S, 121.2725WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Masaguisi in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:08:21 / 2:08 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000a9vd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a9vd. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/06/20 / 2020-06-04 02:08:21 / June 4, 2020 @ 2:08 am. Exact location of event, longitude 121.2725 East, latitude 12.7929 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (33 miles) from San Jose (c. 118 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Calapan (c. 66 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Pinamalayan (c. 43 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Sablayan (c. 38 400 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Mamburao (c. 23 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mansalay (c. 23 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Roxas (c. 14 300 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Boac, Tayaman, Odiongan (min 5000 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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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 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: 19 km WNW of Masaguisi, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.2725° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.7929° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19 km WNW of Masaguisi, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-04 02:08:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-15 00:09:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 1.341 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 110 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 us6000a9vd Id of event.
Event Code 6000a9vd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a9vd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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