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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag has occurred near San Vicente in Philippines

Earthquake location 19.3164S, 122.0774WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 89 kilometers (55 miles) from San Vicente in Philippines on Friday. 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: 31/05/24 / 2024-05-31 12:11:08 / May 31, 2024 @ 12:11 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000mp7r. Unique identifier: us7000mp7r. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.0774 East, latitude 19.3164 North, depth = 17.788 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.788 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 12:11:08 / 12:11 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Ana (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 6 300 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 three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 89 km N of San Vicente, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.0774° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3164° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.788 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 89 km N of San Vicente, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-05-31 12:11:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-05-31 13:00:11 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 69 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.606 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.17 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 us7000mp7r Id of event.
Event Code 7000mp7r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mp7r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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