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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Santiago in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.0608S, 127.0761WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Santiago in Philippines on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, 127.0761° East, 7.0608° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 08:20:54 / 8:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/11/17 / 2017-11-22 00:20:54 / November 22, 2017 @ 12:20 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000bjfx. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000bjfx.

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 96 km (59 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Taytayan (c. 6 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Kinablangan (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taytayan, Mati, Kinablangan.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-six 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.

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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: 60 km ESE of Santiago, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 127.0761° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.0608° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 60km 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 2017-11-22 00:20:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-12-06 01:01:13 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 1.485 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 135 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 us1000bjfx Id of event.
Event Code 1000bjfx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000bjfx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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