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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 20 km ESE of Lamitan, Philippines



Earthquake location 6.0048S, 125.8697WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Lamitan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 125.8697 East, latitude 6.0048 North, depth = 75.66 km. The temblor was reported at 02:26:26 / 2:26 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bucc. Unique identifier: us2000bucc. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 75.66 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/11/17 / 2017-11-25 18:26:26 / November 25, 2017 @ 6:26 pm.

Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hagonoy, Guihing Proper, Batobato (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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km ESE of Lamitan, Philippines. This information 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 125.8697° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.0048° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 75.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km ESE of Lamitan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-25 18:26:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-25 19:28:53 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 1.096 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 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 us2000bucc Id of event.
Event Code 2000bucc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bucc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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