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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 21 km NNE of Limot, Philippines

Earthquake location 7.2276S, 126.3166WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Limot in Philippines on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 126.3166 East, latitude 7.2276 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/10/20 / 2020-10-15 08:51:35 / October 15, 2020 @ 8:51 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c8h6. Id of event: us6000c8h6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:51:35 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Inawayan, Wañgan, Gupitan. Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-one 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: 21 km NNE of Limot, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.3166° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.2276° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21 km NNE of Limot, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-15 08:51:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-16 12:47:23 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 0.748 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 us6000c8h6 Id of event.
Event Code 6000c8h6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c8h6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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