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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Comillas Norte in Philippines

Earthquake location 16.9665S, 120.7321WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Comillas Norte in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, 120.7321° East, 16.9665° North, depth 96.16 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/03/19 / 2019-03-01 20:51:25 / March 1, 2019 @ 8:51 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000j9j3. Unique identifier: us1000j9j3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:51:25 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 96.16 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Batal, Cabugao, Tabuk (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Baguio (c. 272 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Santiago (c. 108 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Bayombong (c. 48 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from La Trinidad (c. 41 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ramon (c. 36 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 1 km WNW of Comillas Norte, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.7321° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.9665° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 96.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km WNW of Comillas Norte, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-01 20:51:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-01 22:14:28 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 5.83 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 114 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 us1000j9j3 Id of event.
Event Code 1000j9j3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000j9j3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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