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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Santiago in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.0957S, 126.9564WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Santiago in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 18:36:35 / 6:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.65 km (31 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/06/20 / 2020-06-26 18:36:35 / June 26, 2020 @ 6:36 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000agqs. Unique identifier: us7000agqs. Exact location of event, longitude 126.9564 East, latitude 7.0957 North, depth = 50.65 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Taytayan (c. 6 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Cateel (c. 6 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kinablangan (c. 5 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cateel, Taytayan, Mati (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 four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. 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: 47 km ESE of Santiago, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.9564° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.0957° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 50.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47 km ESE of Santiago, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-26 18:36:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-24 17:19:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 1.367 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 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 us7000agqs Id of event.
Event Code 7000agqs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000agqs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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