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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Ilioilio in Philippines

Earthquake location 15.9613S, 119.4008WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Ilioilio in Philippines on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 06:16:59 / 6:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35.78 km, 119.4008° East, 15.9613° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008upk. Id of event: us20008upk. Global time and date of event 25/03/17 / 2017-03-25 22:16:59 / March 25, 2017 @ 10:16 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.78 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mangatarem, Tamayo, Iba. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Lingayen (c. 56 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Binmaley (c. 44 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Agoo (c. 29 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Masinloc (c. 28 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Iba (c. 26 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 26 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Domalanoan (c. 15 100 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 39 km W of Ilioilio, Philippines. 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 119.4008° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.9613° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 39km W of Ilioilio, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-25 22:16:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-25 22:33:50 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 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 7.392 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 107 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 us20008upk Id of event.
Event Code 20008upk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008upk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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