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Light earthquake: M4.9 quake has struck near Miagao in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.6351S, 122.2046WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Miagao in Philippines on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 10:54:13 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000i6va. Unique identifier: us2000i6va. Exact location, longitude 122.2046° East, latitude 10.6351° North, depth = 60.23 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 60.23 km (37 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/11/18 / 2018-11-05 02:54:13 / November 5, 2018 @ 2:54 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Biao, Bilao, Tortosa (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Bacolod City (c. 454 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Mansilingan (c. 454 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Iloilo (c. 387 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Bago City (c. 150 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Kabankalan (c. 136 500 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Victorias (c. 86 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Binonga (c. 84 000 pop).

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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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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: 3 km WSW of Miagao, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.2046° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.6351° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km WSW of Miagao, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-05 02:54:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-06 01:31:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 20 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 378 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 4.865 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 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 us2000i6va Id of event.
Event Code 2000i6va An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000i6va, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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