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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Andop in Philippines

Earthquake location 8.0156S, 125.6556WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Andop in Philippines on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 09:41:44 / 9:41 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/16 / 2016-05-09 01:41:44 / May 9, 2016 @ 1:41 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10005i79. Event ids that are associated: us10005i79. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35.35 km, 125.6556° East, 8.0156° North.

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Biao, Manolo Fortich, Kadingilan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (41 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Valencia (c. 83 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Malaybalay (c. 61 500 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 20 km NNW of Andop, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.6556° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.0156° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km NNW of Andop, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-05-09 01:41:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-22 23:10:26 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 0.942 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 132 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 us10005i79 Id of event.
Event Code 10005i79 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10005i79, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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