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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Lapuan in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.1509S, 125.8798WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Lapuan in Philippines on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 147.201 km (91 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:59:18 / 3:59 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/05/24 / 2024-05-26 03:59:18 / May 26, 2024 @ 3:59 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000n11e. Event ids that are associated: us6000n11e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 125.8798 East, latitude 6.1509 North, depth = 147.201 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sibulan, Mati, Astorga (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop). Close 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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 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 E of Lapuan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.8798° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.1509° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 147.201 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19 km E of Lapuan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-05-26 03:59:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-05-26 04:18:14 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 340 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 47 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.96 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 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 us6000n11e Id of event.
Event Code 6000n11e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000n11e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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