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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag was detected near Pondaguitan in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.1509S, 126.1339WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/10/20 / 2020-10-03 03:25:12 / October 3, 2020 @ 3:25 am. Unique identifier: us6000c53b. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c53b. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 128.48 km (80 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.1339° East, latitude 6.1509° North, depth = 128.48 km. The temblor was reported at 03:25:12 / 3:25 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 16 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Padada, Katangawan, Sulop. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 23 km SSW of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.1339° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.1509° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 128.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23 km SSW of Pondaguitan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-03 03:25:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-03 03:42:35 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 369 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 1.066 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 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 us6000c53b Id of event.
Event Code 6000c53b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c53b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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