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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Coron in Philippines

Earthquake location 11.8296S, 120.5697WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Coron in Philippines on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 23:50:53 / February 8, 2021 @ 11:50 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 120.5697° East, latitude 11.8296° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000dh3x. Event ids that are associated: us6000dh3x. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:50:53 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Semirara, Calintaan, Magsaysay (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from San Jose (c. 118 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Calintaan (c. 11 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Caminauit (c. 11 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Magsaysay (c. 9 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Coron (c. 8 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Semirara (c. 5 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bagong Sikat (c. 5 500 pop). Close 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 43 km ESE of Coron, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.5697° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.8296° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43 km ESE of Coron, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-08 23:50:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-13 22:37:03 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 6.919 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 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 us6000dh3x Id of event.
Event Code 6000dh3x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dh3x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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