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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Caluya in Philippines

Earthquake location 11.9592S, 121.6675WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Caluya in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.6675 East, latitude 11.9592 North, depth = 46.74 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/07/16 / 2016-07-24 04:22:22 / July 24, 2016 @ 4:22 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.74 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:22:22 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20006h6h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006h6h.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from San Jose (c. 118 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Kalibo (poblacion) (c. 56 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Pandan (c. 34 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Mansalay (c. 23 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Romblon (c. 15 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Roxas (c. 14 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Bulalacao (c. 12 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Romblon, New Washington, Kalibo (poblacion).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km ENE of Caluya, 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 121.6675° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.9592° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 46.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km ENE of Caluya, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-24 04:22:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-24 05:20:56 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 6.203 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 115 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 us20006h6h Id of event.
Event Code 20006h6h An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20006h6h, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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