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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag was detected near Guiuan in Philippines

Earthquake location 11.1513S, 125.9177WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Guiuan in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 05:46:54 / 5:46 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000c94l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c94l. Exact location of event, longitude 125.9177 East, latitude 11.1513 North, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/10/20 / 2020-10-18 05:46:54 / October 18, 2020 @ 5:46 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palo, Panalanoy, Dulag (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 100 km (62 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Dulag (c. 10 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 25 km ENE of Guiuan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.9177° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.1513° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25 km ENE of Guiuan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-18 05:46:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-18 06:10:00 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 2.9 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 355 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 4.069 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 134 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 us6000c94l Id of event.
Event Code 6000c94l An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c94l, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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