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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Santa Cruz in Philippines

Earthquake location 14.9167S, 120.5848WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Santa Cruz in Philippines on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 120.5848 East, latitude 14.9167 North, depth = 60.74 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/04/19 / 2019-04-23 18:03:00 / April 23, 2019 @ 6:03 pm. Unique identifier: us70003av0. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003av0. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:03:00 / 2:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.74 km (38 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Malaya, Bongabon, Talugtug. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop).

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 two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 2 km E of Santa Cruz, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.5848° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.9167° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km E of Santa Cruz, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-23 18:03:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-23 18:29:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 341 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 7.873 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 123 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 us70003av0 Id of event.
Event Code 70003av0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003av0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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