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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Culaman in Philippines

Earthquake location 5.6747S, 126.2885WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Culaman in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 100.97 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/06/16 / 2016-06-07 14:20:58 / June 7, 2016 @ 2:20 pm. Event id: us200062j4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200062j4. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.2885 East, latitude 5.6747 North, depth = 100.97 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:20:58 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sarangani, Talagutong, Caburan. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 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 one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 76 km ESE of Culaman, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.2885° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.6747° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 100.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76km ESE of Culaman, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-07 14:20:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-07 15:49:46 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 340 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 1.554 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 91 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 us200062j4 Id of event.
Event Code 200062j4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200062j4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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