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Light earthquake: M4.8 quake has struck near Santa Fe in Philippines

Earthquake location 12.1731S, 122.0558WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Santa Fe in Philippines. Event id: us20009y1e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009y1e. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:19:44 / 7:19 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/07/17 / 2017-07-13 23:19:44 / July 13, 2017 @ 11:19 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 122.0558 East, latitude 12.1731 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bansud, Ivisan, Roxas City. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Roxas City (c. 102 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Kalibo (poblacion) (c. 56 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Pandan (c. 34 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Mansalay (c. 23 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Romblon (c. 15 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Roxas (c. 14 300 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Bansud (c. 13 800 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 6 km ENE of Santa Fe, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.0558° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.1731° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km ENE of Santa Fe, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-13 23:19:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-22 23:19:52 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 354 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 6.146 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 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 us20009y1e Id of event.
Event Code 20009y1e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009y1e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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