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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag strikes near Kalbay in Philippines

Earthquake location 5.7658S, 125.6078WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Kalbay in Philippines on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/06/18 / 2018-06-07 02:09:04 / June 7, 2018 @ 2:09 am UTC/GMT. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:09:04 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000ek7m. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ek7m. Exact location of earthquake, 125.6078° East, 5.7658° North, depth 202.25 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 202.25 km (126 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the event was 62 km (38 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cebuano, Sulop, Tupi (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 12 km ENE of Kalbay, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.6078° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.7658° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 202.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km ENE of Kalbay, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-07 02:09:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-07 02:25:38 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 355 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 1.295 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 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 us1000ek7m Id of event.
Event Code 1000ek7m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000ek7m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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