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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Nangan in Philippines



Earthquake location 6.5014S, 126.2992WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Nangan in Philippines on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 83.51 km (52 miles). Global time and date of event 03/06/17 / 2017-06-03 18:51:50 / June 3, 2017 @ 6:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.2992 East, latitude 6.5014 North, depth = 83.51 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 02:51:50 / 2:51 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009kir. Unique identifier: us20009kir.

Epicenter of the event was 99 km (61 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 16 800 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Davao, Caburan, Santa Maria (min 5000 pop).

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

Questions or comments?

How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km E of Nangan, Philippines. This information 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 126.2992° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.5014° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 83.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km E of Nangan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-03 18:51:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-03 19:14:22 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 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 0.911 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 81 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 us20009kir Id of event.
Event Code 20009kir An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009kir, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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