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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag has occurred near Mindanao, Philippines

Earthquake location 7.6756S, 126.72WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Mindanao, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Mindanao, Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 126.72 East, latitude 7.6756 North, depth = 66.81 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:24:24 / 12:24 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000bjk1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bjk1. Global time and date of event 24/08/20 / 2020-08-24 00:24:24 / August 24, 2020 @ 12:24 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.81 km (42 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was New Corella, Mati, Bunawan (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 97 km (61 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from New Corella (c. 20 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Mariano (c. 18 700 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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. 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: Mindanao, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.72° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.6756° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 66.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Mindanao, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-24 00:24:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-24 00:45:45 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 1.281 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000bjk1 Id of event.
Event Code 6000bjk1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000bjk1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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