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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Cantilan in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.4392S, 126.1099WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Cantilan in Philippines on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us1000f041. Event ids that are associated: us1000f041. Exact location, longitude 126.1099° East, latitude 9.4392° North, depth = 92.25 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 92.25 km (57 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 picked up at 14:49:09 / 2:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/18 / 2018-06-24 06:49:09 / June 24, 2018 @ 6:49 am.

Epicenter of the event was 83 km (51 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bah-Bah, Tungao, Buenavista (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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: 18 km NE of Cantilan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.1099° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.4392° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 92.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km NE of Cantilan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-24 06:49:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-24 07:16:30 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 312 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 2.412 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.61 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 128 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 us1000f041 Id of event.
Event Code 1000f041 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000f041, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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