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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Canhandugan in Philippines

Earthquake location 11.0782S, 124.8232WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Canhandugan in Philippines on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 124.8232° East, 11.0782° North. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:10:51 / 4:10 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000995c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000995c. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 08:10:51 / July 6, 2017 @ 8:10 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pagsanghan, Catmon, Guiuan. Epicenter of the event was 25 km (15 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bogo (c. 23 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop).

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

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km SE of Canhandugan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.8232° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.0782° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SE of Canhandugan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-06 08:10:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-26 07:48:57 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 4.052 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 101 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 us1000995c Id of event.
Event Code 1000995c An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000995c, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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