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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Alugan in Philippines

Earthquake location 12.7168S, 125.9492WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Alugan in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 13:04:43 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.9492 East, latitude 12.7168 North, depth = 65.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.4 km (41 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008h94. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008h94. Global time and date of event 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 05:04:43 / April 8, 2017 @ 5:04 am UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Can-Avid, Palapag, Dolores. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Dolores (c. 9 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Gamay (c. 9 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Oras (c. 9 000 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from Palapag (c. 8 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Can-Avid (c. 5 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Arteche (c. 5 000 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 75 km NE of Alugan, 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 125.9492° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.7168° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 65.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 75km NE of Alugan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-08 05:04:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-23 06:58:26 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 11.987 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 130 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 us10008h94 Id of event.
Event Code 10008h94 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008h94, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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