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



Earthquake location 7.5122S, 124.8536WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Damulog in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.8536 East, latitude 7.5122 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 21:51:52 / April 11, 2017 @ 9:51 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:51:52 / 5:51 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008inx. Event ids that are associated: us10008inx.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cabayangan, Mamungan, Davao (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (35 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Marawi City (c. 143 600 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop). 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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: 10 km WNW of Damulog, 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 124.8536° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.5122° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km WNW of Damulog, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-11 21:51:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-27 22:41:22 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 0.843 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 97 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 us10008inx Id of event.
Event Code 10008inx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008inx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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