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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near San Nicolas in Philippines

Earthquake location 14.8178S, 119.3046WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 84 kilometers (52 miles) from San Nicolas in Philippines on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 23:04:53 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/10/16 / 2016-10-09 15:04:53 / October 9, 2016 @ 3:04 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.87 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.3046 East, latitude 14.8178 North, depth = 35.87 km. Unique identifier: us20007cye. Ids that are associated to the event: us20007cye. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from San Antonio (c. 34 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Castillejos (c. 27 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Iba (c. 26 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Botolan (c. 23 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Marcelino (c. 18 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from San Narciso (c. 15 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Poblacion, San Felipe (c. 15 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Castillejos, San Juan, Botolan. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 84 km W of San Nicolas, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.3046° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.8178° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 84km W of San Nicolas, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-09 15:04:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-09 19:02:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 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 340 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 8.132 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 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 us20007cye Id of event.
Event Code 20007cye An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20007cye, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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