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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near La Paz in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.2673S, 122.4514WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from La Paz in Philippines on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004ttt. Unique identifier: us10004ttt. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/16 / 2016-02-25 05:10:36 / February 25, 2016 @ 5:10 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:10:36 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 122.4514° East, 10.2673° North.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (44 miles) from Bacolod City (c. 454 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Mansilingan (c. 454 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Iloilo (c. 387 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Bago City (c. 150 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kabankalan (c. 136 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Binonga (c. 84 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Talisay (c. 65 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vallehermoso, Passi, Calinog (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km SSW of La Paz, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.4514° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.2673° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km SSW of La Paz, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-25 05:10:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-03-17 12:50:35 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 4.089 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 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 us10004ttt Id of event.
Event Code 10004ttt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004ttt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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