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Light earthquake: M4.9 quake has struck near Osias in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.5438S, 124.82WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Osias in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 05:20:17 / 5:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 21:20:17 / September 23, 2017 @ 9:20 pm. Exact location, longitude 124.82° East, latitude 7.5438° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000atpq. Id of event: us2000atpq.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lutayan, Davao, Cabayangan. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Mantampay (c. 265 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Marawi City (c. 143 600 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km S of Osias, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.82° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.5438° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km S of Osias, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-23 21:20:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-23 21:45:16 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 369 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 0.888 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 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 us2000atpq Id of event.
Event Code 2000atpq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000atpq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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