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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Claveria in Philippines

Earthquake location 19.2998S, 121.1452WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Claveria in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.1452 East, latitude 19.2998 North, depth = 27.88 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10004ae4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004ae4. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/12/15 / 2015-12-30 10:46:43 / December 30, 2015 @ 10:46 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.88 km (17 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:46:43 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Claveria. Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 76 km N of Claveria, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.1452° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2998° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76km N of Claveria, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-12-30 10:46:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-12-30 12:10:34 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 3.5 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 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 us10004ae4 Id of event.
Event Code 10004ae4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004ae4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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