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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag was detected near Magdalena in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.2666S, 122.0725WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Magdalena in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.0725 East, latitude 10.2666 North, depth = 28.41 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a11t. Id of event: us2000a11t. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.41 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 25/07/17 / 2017-07-25 19:51:48 / July 25, 2017 @ 7:51 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:51:48 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Granja, Santol, Biao. Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Iloilo (c. 387 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Bago City (c. 150 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kabankalan (c. 136 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from La Carlota (c. 41 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Hinigaran (c. 39 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Binalbagan (c. 38 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Pulupandan (c. 27 400 pop).

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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 20 km SSE of Magdalena, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.0725° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.2666° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km SSE of Magdalena, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-25 19:51:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-25 21:40:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 370 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 7.156 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 102 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 us2000a11t Id of event.
Event Code 2000a11t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a11t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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