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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag has occurred near Bulatukan in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.8269S, 125.0883WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Bulatukan in Philippines. Global time and date of event 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 01:38:00 / October 30, 2019 @ 1:38 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us600064ns. Event ids that are associated: us600064ns. The temblor was detected at 09:38:00 / 9:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 125.0883° East, latitude 6.8269° North, depth = 10 km.

Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tamontaka, Cotabato, Awang. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km SW of Bulatukan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.0883° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.8269° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SW of Bulatukan, 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 01:38:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-30 02:00:25 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 369 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 0.543 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 72 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 us600064ns Id of event.
Event Code 600064ns An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600064ns, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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