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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag was detected near Kinablangan in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.7038S, 126.9208WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Kinablangan in Philippines on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 56.207 km (35 miles). Exact location of event, depth 56.207 km, 126.9208° East, 7.7038° North. Id of earthquake: us7000mxgi. Event ids that are associated: us7000mxgi. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/07/24 / 2024-07-06 17:25:59 / July 6, 2024 @ 5:25 pm. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:25:59 / 5:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Trento (c. 15 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Cabinuangan (c. 10 800 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Montevista (c. 10 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Montevista, Trento, Manat (min 5000 pop).

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 twenty-three 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 41 km E of Kinablangan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.9208° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.7038° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 56.207 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 41 km E of Kinablangan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-07-06 17:25:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-06 17:47:08 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 84 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.472 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 90 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 us7000mxgi Id of event.
Event Code 7000mxgi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mxgi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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