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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Lapuan in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.1403S, 125.8206WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lapuan in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 101.94 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 125.8206° East, 6.1403° North, depth 101.94 km. Global time and date of event 07/05/17 / 2017-05-07 01:29:39 / May 7, 2017 @ 1:29 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 09:29:39 / 9:29 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008q7j. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008q7j. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Magsaysay, Inawayan, Tupi (min 5000 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 13 km E of Lapuan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.8206° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.1403° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 101.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km E of Lapuan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-07 01:29:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-07 01:56:10 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 340 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 0.954 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 120 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 us10008q7j Id of event.
Event Code 10008q7j An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008q7j, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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