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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Talisay in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.7048S, 126.2157WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Talisay in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 121.32 km (75 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d32k. Id of event: us6000d32k. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/12/20 / 2020-12-26 00:08:25 / December 26, 2020 @ 12:08 am. The temblor was picked up at 00:08:25 / 12:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 121.32 km, 126.2157° East, 6.7048° North.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tubod, Alejal, Sulop (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km E of Talisay, 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 126.2157° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.7048° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 121.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12 km E of Talisay, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-26 00:08:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-26 00:20:36 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 0.728 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 179 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 us6000d32k Id of event.
Event Code 6000d32k An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d32k, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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