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Light earthquake: M4.8 quake has struck near Ilioilio in Philippines

Earthquake location 15.7264S, 119.1799WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Ilioilio in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 12:56:05 / 12:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 119.1799° East, latitude 15.7264° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/01/20 / 2020-01-25 04:56:05 / January 25, 2020 @ 4:56 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007fg4. Id of event: us60007fg4.

The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Masinloc (c. 28 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Iba (c. 26 900 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 26 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Amuñgan (c. 12 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Alaminos (c. 10 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Lucapon (c. 5 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Taltal (c. 5 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alaminos, Iba, Amuñgan (min 5000 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 67 km WSW of Ilioilio, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.1799° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.7264° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 67km WSW of Ilioilio, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-25 04:56:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-25 05:41:55 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 354 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 7.278 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 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 us60007fg4 Id of event.
Event Code 60007fg4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007fg4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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