Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

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

Earthquake location 9.4352S, 126.1107WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Cantilan in Philippines on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.69 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/06/17 / 2017-06-13 20:17:43 / June 13, 2017 @ 8:17 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 126.1107 East, latitude 9.4352 North, depth = 29.69 km. Unique identifier: us20009n3e. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009n3e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 04:17:43 / 4:17 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bah-Bah, Tungao, Buenavista (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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

How would you describe the shaking?

What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 18 km NE of Cantilan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2017 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.1107° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.4352° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km NE of Cantilan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-13 20:17:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-11 16:00:45 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 8.654 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 125 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 us20009n3e Id of event.
Event Code 20009n3e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009n3e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply