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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Pondaguitan in Philippines



Earthquake location 5.5722S, 127.4624WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 166 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (103 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 127.4624° East, 5.5722° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us10008im8. Event ids that are associated: us10008im8. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/04/17 / 2017-04-10 21:30:52 / April 10, 2017 @ 9:30 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:30:52 / 5:30 am (local time epicenter).

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

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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. 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: 166 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 127.4624° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.5722° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 166km ESE of Pondaguitan, 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 21:30:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-01 01:43:03 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 2.391 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 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 us10008im8 Id of event.
Event Code 10008im8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008im8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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