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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 31 km S of Katubao, Philippines

Earthquake location 5.6065S, 124.8063WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Katubao in Philippines on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 333.34 km, 124.8063° East, 5.6065° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 333.34 km (207 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 24/11/17 / 2017-11-24 15:23:16 / November 24, 2017 @ 3:23 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000btyc. Unique identifier: us2000btyc. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:23:16 / 11:23 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Surallah (c. 31 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carpenter, Tampakan, Santo Niño (min 5000 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 thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 31 km S of Katubao, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.8063° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.6065° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 333.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km S of Katubao, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-24 15:23:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-24 16:51:01 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 1.644 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.24 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 us2000btyc Id of event.
Event Code 2000btyc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000btyc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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