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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Aras-asan in Philippines

Earthquake location 8.8803S, 126.1997WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Aras-asan in Philippines on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us1000evkp. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000evkp. The temblor was detected at 18:06:44 / 6:06 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/06/18 / 2018-06-13 10:06:44 / June 13, 2018 @ 10:06 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 126.1997 East, latitude 8.8803 North, depth = 36.82 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.82 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lingig, Alegria, Trento.

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

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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: 11 km W of Aras-asan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.1997° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.8803° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 36.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km W of Aras-asan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-13 10:06:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-11 07:27:03 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 1.901 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 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 us1000evkp Id of event.
Event Code 1000evkp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000evkp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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