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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag was detected near Lawa-an in Philippines

Earthquake location 11.2845S, 125.3744WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Lawa-an in Philippines on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 01:05:39 / March 5, 2018 @ 1:05 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dc9b. Unique identifier: us2000dc9b. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:05:39 / 9:05 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.3744 East, latitude 11.2845 North, depth = 118.21 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 118.21 km (73 miles).

Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Culaba, Leyte, Oras (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-two 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 17 km NNE of Lawa-an, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.3744° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.2845° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 118.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km NNE of Lawa-an, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-05 01:05:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-05 01:23:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 370 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 4.192 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 96 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 us2000dc9b Id of event.
Event Code 2000dc9b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dc9b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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