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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Osias in Philippines



Earthquake location 7.5122S, 124.8329WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Osias in Philippines. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008hj5. Unique identifier: us10008hj5. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.8329 East, latitude 7.5122 North, depth = 35 km. 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 19:20:07 / 7:20 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/04/17 / 2017-04-14 11:20:07 / April 14, 2017 @ 11:20 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).

Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Marawi City (c. 143 600 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Valencia (c. 83 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Astorga, Lasang, Manolo Fortich (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km S of Osias, Philippines. This data 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 124.8329° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.5122° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km S of Osias, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-14 11:20:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-14 12:09:05 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 0.86 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 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 us10008hj5 Id of event.
Event Code 10008hj5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008hj5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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