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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Magallanes in Philippines

Earthquake location 14.1896S, 120.7137WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Magallanes in Philippines on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c8hd. Id of event: us7000c8hd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:49:48 / 2:49 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/10/20 / 2020-10-31 02:49:48 / October 31, 2020 @ 2:49 am. Exact location of earthquake, 120.7137° East, 14.1896° North, depth 160.17 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 160.17 km (100 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquake epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pio, Mexico, Castañas. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

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 eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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: 4 km W of Magallanes, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.7137° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.1896° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 160.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4 km W of Magallanes, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-31 02:49:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-31 03:07:40 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 3.352 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 103 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 us7000c8hd Id of event.
Event Code 7000c8hd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000c8hd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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