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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake strikes near Buluang in Philippines

Earthquake location 12.6818S, 119.9335WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (mg/mb) has striked on Sunday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Buluang in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 16:03:13 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time of event 15/03/15 / 2015-03-15 08:03:13 / March 15, 2015 @ 8:03 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 119.9335 East, latitude 12.6818 North, depth 35 km, unique identifier, us10001mhu.

Close countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Sablayan (c. 38 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Mamburao (c. 23 900 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 9 800 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Coron (c. 8 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tayaman (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Cruz, Mamburao, Tayaman.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.9335° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.6818° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50km N of Buluang, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-03-15 08:03:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-03-15 08:49:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 312 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 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 7.546 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 88 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 us10001mhu Id of event.
Event Code 10001mhu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10001mhu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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