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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near San Pablo in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.7035S, 123.4376WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from San Pablo in Philippines on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000bnvj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bnvj. Exact location of earthquake, 123.4376° East, 7.7035° North, depth 13.43 km. The temblor was reported at 00:53:37 / 12:53 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/11/17 / 2017-11-05 16:53:37 / November 5, 2017 @ 4:53 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.43 km (8 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 14 km (8 miles) from Pagadian (c. 186 900 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Muricay (c. 132 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ozamiz City (c. 93 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Lala (c. 61 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Oroquieta (c. 39 300 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Tangub (c. 29 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Molave (c. 21 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Linamon, Oroquieta, Bugasan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km NNW of San Pablo, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.4376° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.7035° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NNW of San Pablo, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-05 16:53:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-15 21:23:46 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 2.215 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 92 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 us2000bnvj Id of event.
Event Code 2000bnvj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bnvj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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