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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near San Nicolas in Philippines

Earthquake location 14.7199S, 119.6785WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 49 kilometers (30 miles) from San Nicolas in Philippines on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b2fu. Unique identifier: us6000b2fu. Exact location of event, longitude 119.6785 East, latitude 14.7199 North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 23/07/20 / 2020-07-23 04:41:48 / July 23, 2020 @ 4:41 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 04:41:48 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from Mariveles (c. 84 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Balanga (c. 73 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Subic (c. 67 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Dinalupihan (c. 66 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Orion (c. 47 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Orani (c. 44 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pulungmasle, Babo-Pangulo, Santa Cruz (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 49 km WSW of San Nicolas, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.6785° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.7199° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49 km WSW of San Nicolas, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-23 04:41:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-24 04:34:00 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 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 8.761 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 145 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 us6000b2fu Id of event.
Event Code 6000b2fu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b2fu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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