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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, Mindanao, Philippines

Earthquake location 8.1367S, 126.8607WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Mindanao, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Mindanao, Philippines. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 20:59:04 / October 19, 2020 @ 8:59 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000cc2c. Event ids that are associated: us6000cc2c. The epicenter was at a depth of 70.91 km (44 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:59:04 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 126.8607° East, latitude 8.1367° North, depth = 70.91 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bunawan, Monkayo, Barobo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Trento (c. 15 900 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Bunawan (c. 15 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hinatuan (c. 10 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Mindanao, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.8607° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.1367° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 70.91 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Mindanao, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-19 20:59:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-23 15:37:23 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 1.654 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 132 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 us6000cc2c Id of event.
Event Code 6000cc2c An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000cc2c, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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