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Light earthquake 4.8 mag, 18 km ENE of Limbuhan, Philippines

Earthquake location 11.9395S, 124.2146WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Limbuhan in Philippines. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/08/20 / 2020-08-11 07:26:41 / August 11, 2020 @ 7:26 am. Event id: us6000bcip. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bcip. Exact location, longitude 124.2146° East, latitude 11.9395° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:26:41 / 7:26 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bogo, Bantayan, Palompon (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Masbate (c. 47 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Bulan (c. 28 500 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Bogo (c. 23 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Irosin (c. 20 700 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 18 km ENE of Limbuhan, 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 124.2146° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.9395° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18 km ENE of Limbuhan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-11 07:26:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-11 07:48:24 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 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 5.022 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 119 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 us6000bcip Id of event.
Event Code 6000bcip An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000bcip, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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