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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Hernani in Philippines

Earthquake location 11.3164S, 125.6533WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Hernani in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.68 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 13/10/20 / 2020-10-13 06:49:05 / October 13, 2020 @ 6:49 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 125.6533° East, 11.3164° North, depth 62.68 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:49:05 / 6:49 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000c7yq. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c7yq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Abuyog (c. 15 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Burauen (c. 14 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barugo, Catbalogan, Jaro.

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 thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 3 km ESE of Hernani, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.6533° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.3164° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 62.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3 km ESE of Hernani, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-13 06:49:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-13 08:06:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 4.22 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 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 us6000c7yq Id of event.
Event Code 6000c7yq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c7yq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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