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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Monreal in Philippines

Earthquake location 12.6986S, 123.7549WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Monreal in Philippines. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:19:35 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/06/24 / 2024-06-12 01:19:35 / June 12, 2024 @ 1:19 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 139.522 km (87 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 123.7549 East, latitude 12.6986 North, depth = 139.522 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000n8ac. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000n8ac.

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 49 km (30 miles) from Legaspi (c. 179 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Iriga City (c. 94 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Sorsogon (c. 82 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Polangui (c. 77 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Libon (c. 68 800 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Tabaco (c. 57 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Agupit, Iriga City, Nabua (min 5000 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 11 km ENE of Monreal, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.7549° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.6986° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 139.522 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11 km ENE of Monreal, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-12 01:19:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-27 03:40:36 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 271 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 18 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 5.875 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 102 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 us6000n8ac Id of event.
Event Code 6000n8ac An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000n8ac, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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