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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Mindanao, Philippines



Earthquake location 5.96S, 126.0847WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Mindanao, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Mindanao, Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 119.68 km (74 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:50:17 / 1:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.0847 East, latitude 5.96 North, depth = 119.68 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/04/17 / 2017-04-10 13:50:17 / April 10, 2017 @ 1:50 pm. Unique identifier: us10008ils. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008ils.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Batobato, Maluñgun, Buayan. Earthquake epicenter was 96 km (59 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 16 800 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Buayan (c. 14 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: Mindanao, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.0847° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.96° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 119.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Mindanao, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-10 13:50:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-24 13:21:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 1.211 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 134 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 us10008ils Id of event.
Event Code 10008ils An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008ils, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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