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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near San Nicolas in Philippines

Earthquake location 14.5551S, 119.4653WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from San Nicolas in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70004hns. Unique identifier: us70004hns. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/07/19 / 2019-07-11 05:35:44 / July 11, 2019 @ 5:35 am. The temblor was picked up at 13:35:44 / 1:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 119.4653° East, latitude 14.5551° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Olongapo, Subic, Castillejos (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Subic (c. 67 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Antonio (c. 34 200 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Castillejos (c. 27 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from San Marcelino (c. 18 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Morong (c. 16 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Narciso (c. 15 600 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 five 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. 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: 78 km WSW of San Nicolas, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.4653° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.5551° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 78km WSW of San Nicolas, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-11 05:35:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-11 06:13:18 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 8.959 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 106 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 us70004hns Id of event.
Event Code 70004hns An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004hns, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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