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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Bobon in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.5398S, 126.4951WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Bobon in Philippines on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/05/18 / 2018-05-11 15:52:01 / May 11, 2018 @ 3:52 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000e2ve. Unique identifier: us1000e2ve. Exact location of event, longitude 126.4951 East, latitude 6.5398 North, depth = 78.86 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 78.86 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:52:01 / 11:52 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Malita, Magnaga, Talagutong. Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. 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: 40 km SSE of Bobon, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.4951° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.5398° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 78.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km SSE of Bobon, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-11 15:52:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-11 16:20:11 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 1.051 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 116 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 us1000e2ve Id of event.
Event Code 1000e2ve An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000e2ve, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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