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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag has occurred near La Paz in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.1132S, 126.468WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from La Paz in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/01/21 / 2021-01-31 00:34:14 / January 31, 2021 @ 12:34 am. Exact location of earthquake, 126.468° East, 9.1132° North, depth 10 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:34:14 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ddbf. Unique identifier: us6000ddbf.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Esperanza, Cabadbaran, Bislig. The epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 26 km ENE of La Paz, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.468° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.1132° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26 km ENE of La Paz, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-31 00:34:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-31 00:52:28 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 369 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 2.212 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 116 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 us6000ddbf Id of event.
Event Code 6000ddbf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000ddbf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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