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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag was detected near San Isidro in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.3338S, 126.225WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from San Isidro in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 132.86 km, 126.225° East, 10.3338° North. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:16:35 / 10:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 132.86 km (83 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000hjkk. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hjkk. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/09/18 / 2018-09-25 02:16:35 / September 25, 2018 @ 2:16 am.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Claver, Surigao, Guiuan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 100 km (62 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Claver (c. 5 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Loreto (c. 5 400 pop).

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-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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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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: 38 km NNE of San Isidro, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.225° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.3338° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 132.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km NNE of San Isidro, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-25 02:16:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-25 02:33:00 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 354 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 3.305 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 142 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 us2000hjkk Id of event.
Event Code 2000hjkk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000hjkk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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