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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 2 km NNW of Tulunan, Philippines

Earthquake location 6.8504S, 124.8669WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tulunan in Philippines on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.08 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:04:32 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/10/19 / 2019-10-24 15:04:32 / October 24, 2019 @ 3:04 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.8669 East, latitude 6.8504 North, depth = 14.08 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000621v. Id of event: us7000621v.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Samal, Kalamansig, Alabel (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 thirty-four, in the last 10 days fifty-seven, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km NNW of Tulunan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.8669° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.8504° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km NNW of Tulunan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-24 15:04:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-20 21:00:20 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 0.739 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.45 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 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 us7000621v Id of event.
Event Code 7000621v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000621v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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