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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Santiago in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.2071S, 126.9456WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Santiago in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:19:23 / 8:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.9456 East, latitude 7.2071 North, depth = 68.13 km. Event id: us2000axc3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000axc3. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/17 / 2017-10-01 00:19:23 / October 1, 2017 @ 12:19 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 68.13 km (42 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Taytayan (c. 6 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Cateel (c. 6 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Kinablangan (c. 5 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mati, Cateel, Taytayan (min 5000 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-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 42 km ESE of Santiago, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.9456° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.2071° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 68.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42km ESE of Santiago, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-01 00:19:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-01 00:38:56 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 312 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 1.362 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 99 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 us2000axc3 Id of event.
Event Code 2000axc3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000axc3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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