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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag has occurred near Bolitoc in Philippines

Earthquake location 15.6062S, 119.4221WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Bolitoc in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 119.4221 East, latitude 15.6062 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 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). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000di4g. Id of event: us7000di4g. The temblor was picked up at 13:27:06 / 1:27 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/03/21 / 2021-03-11 13:27:06 / March 11, 2021 @ 1:27 pm.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 98 km (61 miles) from Lingayen (c. 56 600 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Binmaley (c. 44 000 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from San Antonio (c. 34 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Agoo (c. 29 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Masinloc (c. 28 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Iba (c. 26 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 26 400 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Antonio, Mayantoc, Binmaley (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 50 km WSW of Bolitoc, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.4221° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.6062° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50 km WSW of Bolitoc, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-11 13:27:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-11 13:49:52 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 7.342 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 113 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 us7000di4g Id of event.
Event Code 7000di4g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000di4g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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