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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 1 km NNE of Luzon, Philippines

Earthquake location 6.5286S, 126.0978WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Luzon in Philippines on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/07/19 / 2019-07-15 00:14:10 / July 15, 2019 @ 12:14 am. The temblor was picked up at 08:14:10 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.0978° East, 6.5286° North, depth 86.61 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70004k9c. Event ids that are associated: us70004k9c. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 86.61 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Panabo, Malandag, Maco. Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop).

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 sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km NNE of Luzon, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.0978° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.5286° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 86.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km NNE of Luzon, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-15 00:14:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-15 00:43:23 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 340 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 0.744 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 85 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 us70004k9c Id of event.
Event Code 70004k9c An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004k9c, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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