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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Cabodiongan in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.0366S, 125.0549WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Cabodiongan in Philippines. Global time and date of event 04/02/19 / 2019-02-04 00:32:13 / February 4, 2019 @ 12:32 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 125.0549 East, latitude 13.0366 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000jn99. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jn99. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:32:13 / 8:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Laoang (c. 16 700 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Pambujan (c. 10 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Gamay (c. 9 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Palapag (c. 8 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Mondragon (c. 5 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Arteche (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arteche, Gamay, Catarman.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 41 km N of Cabodiongan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.0549° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.0366° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 41km N of Cabodiongan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-04 00:32:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-03 22:28:14 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 4.142 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 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 us2000jn99 Id of event.
Event Code 2000jn99 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jn99, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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