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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 9 km WSW of Sangay, Philippines



Earthquake location 6.4001S, 123.9716WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Sangay in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.67 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 00:29:09 / September 3, 2016 @ 12:29 am UTC/GMT. 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 08:29:09 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.9716 East, latitude 6.4001 North, depth = 43.67 km. Id of earthquake: us10006mep. Event ids that are associated: us10006mep.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 96 km (60 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tacurong (c. 54 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Isulan (c. 31 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Surallah (c. 31 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Pagaluñgan (c. 31 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Badak, Cotabato, Pagaluñgan. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km WSW of Sangay, 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 123.9716° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.4001° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 43.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km WSW of Sangay, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-03 00:29:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-26 04:48:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 1.729 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 69 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 us10006mep Id of event.
Event Code 10006mep An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006mep, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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