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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag was detected near Santa Fe in Philippines

Earthquake location 15.1685S, 120.3024WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Santa Fe in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 105 km (65 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:28:16 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 00:28:16 / July 8, 2020 @ 12:28 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000ajsv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ajsv. Exact location of earthquake, 120.3024° East, 15.1685° North, depth 105 km.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 96 km (60 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from San Jose del Monte (c. 357 800 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Mandaluyong City (c. 305 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Angeles City (c. 299 400 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Santol (c. 299 000 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from San Fernando (c. 251 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Binalonan, Malanday, Mandaluyong City (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 20 km NNE of Santa Fe, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.3024° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.1685° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 105 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20 km NNE of Santa Fe, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-08 00:28:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-08 00:46:52 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 369 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 7.644 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 68 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 us7000ajsv Id of event.
Event Code 7000ajsv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ajsv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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