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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Sulangan in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.816S, 125.7263WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Sulangan in Philippines on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us7000bk8f. Event ids that are associated: us7000bk8f. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/20 / 2020-09-03 01:32:31 / September 3, 2020 @ 1:32 am. The temblor was picked up at 01:32:31 / 1:32 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 125.7263° East, latitude 10.816° North, depth = 70 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 70 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Abuyog (c. 15 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Burauen (c. 14 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sogod, Borongan, Burauen (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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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. 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: 17 km SW of Sulangan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.7263° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.816° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 70 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17 km SW of Sulangan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-03 01:32:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-22 00:45:11 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 8.422 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 70 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 us7000bk8f Id of event.
Event Code 7000bk8f An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bk8f, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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