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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag was detected near Sulangan in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.9433S, 125.9248WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Sulangan in Philippines on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.9248 East, latitude 10.9433 North, depth = 35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ak8v. Unique identifier: us2000ak8v. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 18:25:37 / September 11, 2017 @ 6:25 pm. The temblor was reported at 02:25:37 / 2:25 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tanauan, Basey, Dulag (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Dulag (c. 10 200 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Basey (c. 7 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Balangiga (c. 5 600 pop).

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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 10 km E of Sulangan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.9248° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.9433° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km E of Sulangan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-11 18:25:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-11 18:50:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5 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 355 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 3.864 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 107 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 us2000ak8v Id of event.
Event Code 2000ak8v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ak8v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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