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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Osias in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.6759S, 124.7781WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Osias in Philippines. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/17 / 2017-04-14 14:02:54 / April 14, 2017 @ 2:02 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008hk4. Unique identifier: us10008hk4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:02:54 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.17 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 124.7781 East, latitude 7.6759 North, depth = 24.17 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sampao, Maganoy, Manticao (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Cagayan de Oro (c. 445 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Mantampay (c. 265 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Marawi City (c. 143 600 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km NNW of Osias, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.7781° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.6759° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NNW 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 14:02:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-24 06:42:18 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 326 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 0.997 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.02 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89 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 us10008hk4 Id of event.
Event Code 10008hk4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008hk4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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