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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Cagwait in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.1299S, 126.8318WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Cagwait in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45.55 km (28 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.8318 East, latitude 9.1299 North, depth = 45.55 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 12:33:11 / March 21, 2020 @ 12:33 pm. The temblor was reported at 20:33:11 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70008dj5. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008dj5.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lianga, Cantilan, Tandag. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (43 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Aras-asan (c. 5 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 62 km ENE of Cagwait, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.8318° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.1299° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 45.55 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62km ENE of Cagwait, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-21 12:33:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-21 13:07:48 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 2.393 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.49 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 127 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 us70008dj5 Id of event.
Event Code 70008dj5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008dj5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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