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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 15 km E of San Pedro, Philippines

Earthquake location 11.9913S, 124.1354WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from San Pedro in Philippines. Unique identifier: us7000bcm1. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bcm1. The temblor was reported at 11:21:23 / 11:21 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/08/20 / 2020-08-18 11:21:23 / August 18, 2020 @ 11:21 am. Exact location of earthquake, 124.1354° East, 11.9913° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Masbate (c. 47 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bulan (c. 28 500 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Irosin (c. 20 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Medellin, Carigara, Capoocan.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days nineteen 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.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 15 km E of San Pedro, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.1354° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.9913° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15 km E of San Pedro, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-18 11:21:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-13 08:17:58 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 5.093 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 116 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 us7000bcm1 Id of event.
Event Code 7000bcm1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bcm1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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