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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Sarangani in Philippines



Earthquake location 5.3867S, 126.0207WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/10/15 / 2015-10-08 06:25:39 / October 8, 2015 @ 6:25 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003p34. Id of event: us10003p34. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 99.03 km (62 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.0207 East, latitude 5.3867 North, depth = 99.03 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:25:39 / 2:25 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Baliton (c. 5 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Pangyan (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Baliton, Pangyan, Caburan (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 61 km E of Sarangani, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.0207° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.3867° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 99.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 61km E of Sarangani, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-08 06:25:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-29 06:25:08 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 4.777 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 122 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 us10003p34 Id of event.
Event Code 10003p34 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003p34, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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