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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Ranau in Malaysia

Earthquake location 6.2243S, 116.8677WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Ranau in Malaysia on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.82 km (10 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:10:12 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/07/15 / 2015-07-26 16:10:12 / July 26, 2015 @ 4:10 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000307u. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000307u. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 116.8677 East, latitude 6.2243 North, depth = 15.82 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Putatan, Kota Kinabalu, Donggongon. Close country/countries that might be effected, Malaysia (c. 28 275 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Kota Kinabalu (c. 457 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Putatan (c. 78 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Donggongon (c. 71 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Kudat (c. 32 400 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Ranau (c. 19 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kota Belud (c. 12 800 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km NE of Ranau, Malaysia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 116.8677° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.2243° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km NE of Ranau, Malaysia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-07-26 16:10:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-26 17:28:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 327 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 6.406 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 64 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 us2000307u Id of event.
Event Code 2000307u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000307u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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