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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag has occurred near San Isidro in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.25S, 126.2396WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from San Isidro in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.56 km (36 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/09/15 / 2015-09-07 12:22:41 / September 7, 2015 @ 12:22 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.2396 East, latitude 10.25 North, depth = 57.56 km. Unique identifier: us20003h3k. Ids that are associated to the event: us20003h3k. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:22:41 / 8:22 pm (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Claver (c. 5 900 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Bacuag (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luna, Bacuag, Surigao (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

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

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 31 km NE of San Isidro, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.2396° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.25° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 57.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km NE of San Isidro, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-09-07 12:22:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-09-07 12:53:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 355 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 3.226 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 97 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 us20003h3k Id of event.
Event Code 20003h3k An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20003h3k, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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