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Light earthquake: M4.8 quake has struck near Sarangani in Philippines

Earthquake location 5.2823S, 125.7886WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us100049jb. Event ids that are associated: us100049jb. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/12/15 / 2015-12-25 21:41:01 / December 25, 2015 @ 9:41 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:41:01 / 5:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 57.05 km (35 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.7886 East, latitude 5.2823 North, depth = 57.05 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lun Pequeño, Suyan, Malapatan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Lun Pequeño (c. 11 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Sapu Padidu (c. 9 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Suyan (c. 7 200 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 38 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.7886° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.2823° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 57.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km ESE 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 2015-12-25 21:41:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-12-25 22:02:24 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 354 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 1.787 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 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 us100049jb Id of event.
Event Code 100049jb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100049jb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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