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

Earthquake location 12.2554S, 125.4181WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (mg/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Arteche in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 05:05:48 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time of event 12/05/15 / 2015-05-12 21:05:48 / May 12, 2015 @ 9:05 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 125.4181 East, latitude 12.2554 North, depth 35 km, unique identifier, us10002bgx. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us10002bgx,.

Close countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Laoang (c. 16 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Pambujan (c. 10 800 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Dolores (c. 9 300 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Llorente, San Policarpio, Calbayog City.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.4181° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.2554° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km SE of Arteche, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-12 21:05:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-06-05 01:28:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 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 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 7.122 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 138 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 us10002bgx Id of event.
Event Code 10002bgx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002bgx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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