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

Earthquake location 7.5349S, 126.6515WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Baganga in Philippines. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:21:12 / 10:21 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 75 km (47 miles). Unique identifier: us6000df4a. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000df4a. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/21 / 2021-02-06 10:21:12 / February 6, 2021 @ 10:21 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 75 km, 126.6515° East, 7.5349° North.

Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from New Corella (c. 20 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corocotan, Veruela, Libertad. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

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 fourty 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 10 km ESE of Baganga, 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 126.6515° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.5349° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10 km ESE of Baganga, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-06 10:21:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-06 10:42:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 1.159 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 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 us6000df4a Id of event.
Event Code 6000df4a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000df4a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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