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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near San Francisco in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.724S, 125.2976WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from San Francisco in Philippines on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude 125.2976 East, latitude 9.724 North, depth = 83.67 km. Unique identifier: us2000g0z0. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000g0z0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 83.67 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 10/07/18 / 2018-07-10 07:54:04 / July 10, 2018 @ 7:54 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:54:04 / 3:54 pm (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Buenavista (c. 18 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taligaman, Medina, Hilongos (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km WSW of San Francisco, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.2976° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.724° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 83.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km WSW of San Francisco, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-10 07:54:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-10 08:44:07 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 2.7 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 2.652 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 90 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 us2000g0z0 Id of event.
Event Code 2000g0z0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000g0z0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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