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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag was detected near Sarangani in Philippines



Earthquake location 4.2588S, 126.0986WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 144 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines (89 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000bqnf. Event ids that are associated: us2000bqnf. Global time and date of event 17/11/17 / 2017-11-17 19:57:42 / November 17, 2017 @ 7:57 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 124.14 km (77 miles). Exact location of event, depth 124.14 km, 126.0986° East, 4.2588° North. The temblor was detected at 03:57:42 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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 fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 144 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.0986° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.2588° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 124.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 144km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-17 19:57:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-17 21:56:25 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 354 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 2.839 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 133 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 us2000bqnf Id of event.
Event Code 2000bqnf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bqnf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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