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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Sulangan in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.8561S, 125.8982WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Sulangan in Philippines on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/06/15 / 2015-06-03 11:46:20 / June 3, 2015 @ 11:46 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 125.8982 East, latitude 10.8561 North, depth = 26.06 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.06 km (16 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20002pdt. Id of event: us20002pdt. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:46:20 / 7:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dulag, Maydolong, Llorente. The epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Dulag (c. 10 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Balangiga (c. 5 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Maydolong (c. 5 500 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Loreto (c. 5 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Giporlos (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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 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: 11 km SE of Sulangan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.8982° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.8561° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SE of Sulangan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-06-03 11:46:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-01 11:34:02 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 3.775 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 121 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 us20002pdt Id of event.
Event Code 20002pdt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002pdt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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