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Light earthquake 4.8 mag, 10 km WSW of Poblacion, San Felipe, Philippines

Earthquake location 15.0412S, 119.9744WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Poblacion in San Felipe in Philippines on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.444 km (26 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 119.9744 East, latitude 15.0412 North, depth = 42.444 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:08:49 / 7:08 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000mwjn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000mwjn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/05/24 / 2024-05-05 19:08:49 / May 5, 2024 @ 7:08 pm.

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Angeles City (c. 299 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Santol (c. 299 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Fernando (c. 251 200 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Malolos (c. 198 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Mabalacat City (c. 188 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Tarlac City (c. 183 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Licab, Lambakin, Bulacan.

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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km WSW of Poblacion, San Felipe, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.9744° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.0412° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 42.444 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10 km WSW of Poblacion, San Felipe, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-05-05 19:08:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-05-05 19:26:39 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 51 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 7.805 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 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 us6000mwjn Id of event.
Event Code 6000mwjn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000mwjn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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