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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Magsaysay in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.7892S, 125.1659WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Magsaysay in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.1 km (12 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 18:23:49 / October 30, 2019 @ 6:23 pm. Exact location, longitude 125.1659° East, latitude 6.7892° North, depth = 19.1 km. Id of earthquake: us7000619v. Event ids that are associated: us7000619v. The temblor was reported at 02:23:49 / 2:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maco, Pigcawayan, Sapu Padidu (min 5000 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 3 km NW of Magsaysay, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.1659° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.7892° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km NW of Magsaysay, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-30 18:23:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-30 22:05:37 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 0.495 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 us7000619v Id of event.
Event Code 7000619v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000619v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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