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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Dinagat in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.9422S, 125.5303WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Dinagat in Philippines. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/11/17 / 2017-11-12 06:33:52 / November 12, 2017 @ 6:33 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000bm8q. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bm8q. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:33:52 / 2:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 125.5303° East, 9.9422° North, depth 65.36 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 65.36 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilongos, Bato, Cabadbaran. The epicenter was 17 km (11 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Bato (c. 10 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km WSW of Dinagat, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.5303° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.9422° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 65.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km WSW of Dinagat, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-12 06:33:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-12 07:13:51 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 2.854 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.51 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 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 us2000bm8q Id of event.
Event Code 2000bm8q An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bm8q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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