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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Santa Monica in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.4689S, 126.082WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Santa Monica in Philippines on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 62.7 km (39 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 27/09/18 / 2018-09-27 04:43:39 / September 27, 2018 @ 4:43 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 126.082° East, 10.4689° North, depth 62.7 km. The temblor was reported at 12:43:39 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000h34i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h34i.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Surigao, Socorro, Dapa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 99 km (62 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Loreto (c. 5 400 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 49 km N of Santa Monica, 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 126.082° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.4689° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 62.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49km N of Santa Monica, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-27 04:43:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-27 06:00:36 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 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 3.413 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.51 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 106 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 us1000h34i Id of event.
Event Code 1000h34i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000h34i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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