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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Ponot in Philippines

Earthquake location 8.5524S, 122.743WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Ponot in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 58.99 km, 122.743° East, 8.5524° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/05/18 / 2018-05-13 22:12:51 / May 13, 2018 @ 10:12 pm. The temblor was detected at 06:12:51 / 6:12 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000e4a3. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000e4a3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.99 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Dipolog (c. 93 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Dapitan (c. 50 500 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Bayawan (c. 36 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Santa Catalina (c. 26 500 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Molave (c. 21 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ipil (c. 19 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Mahayag (c. 17 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calamba, Bacong, Buug.

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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 32 km WNW of Ponot, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.743° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.5524° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 58.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32km WNW of Ponot, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-13 22:12:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-13 22:25:19 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 3.172 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.55 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 102 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 us1000e4a3 Id of event.
Event Code 1000e4a3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000e4a3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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