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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag strikes near San Joaquin in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.4529S, 122.2611WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from San Joaquin in Philippines. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/10/20 / 2020-10-16 00:32:45 / October 16, 2020 @ 12:32 am. Exact location of earthquake, 122.2611° East, 10.4529° North, depth 35 km. Unique identifier: us6000c8ms. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c8ms. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:32:45 / 12:32 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cabacungan, Alicante, Eustaquio Lopez. Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Bacolod City (c. 454 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Mansilingan (c. 454 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Iloilo (c. 387 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bago City (c. 150 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kabankalan (c. 136 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Binonga (c. 84 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Talisay (c. 65 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 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 one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each 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 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: 19 km SE of San Joaquin, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.2611° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.4529° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19 km SE of San Joaquin, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-16 00:32:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-16 01:47:34 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 4.696 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 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 us6000c8ms Id of event.
Event Code 6000c8ms An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c8ms, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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