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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 37 km ESE of San Ignacio, Philippines

Earthquake location 6.9637S, 126.7933WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from San Ignacio in Philippines on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 12:21:19 / 12:21 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cque. Unique identifier: us6000cque. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.7933 East, latitude 6.9637 North, depth = 69.81 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 69.81 km (43 miles). Global time and date of event 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 12:21:19 / November 18, 2020 @ 12:21 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Taytayan, Lupon, Sigaboy (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 37 km ESE of San Ignacio, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.7933° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.9637° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 69.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37 km ESE of San Ignacio, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-18 12:21:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-13 14:02:54 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 271 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 1.209 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 143 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 us6000cque Id of event.
Event Code 6000cque An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000cque, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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