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Light earthquake: M4.8 quake strikes near Purac in Philippines

Earthquake location 15.0713S, 119.5827WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (mg/mb) was reported Saturday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Purac in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 19:42:01 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 43.72 km (27 miles). Global time of event 20/06/15 / 2015-06-20 11:42:01 / June 20, 2015 @ 11:42 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 119.5827 East, latitude 15.0713 North, depth 43.72 km, unique identifier, us10002khc. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us10002khc,.

Close countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Subic (c. 67 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Dinalupihan (c. 66 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from San Antonio (c. 34 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Masinloc (c. 28 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Castillejos (c. 27 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Iba (c. 26 900 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pio, Babo-Pangulo, Balsic.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.5827° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.0713° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 43.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50km WSW of Purac, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-06-20 11:42:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-06-20 12:04:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 354 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 2.605 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 94 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 us10002khc Id of event.
Event Code 10002khc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002khc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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