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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 61 km N of Namuac, Philippines

Earthquake location 19.1661S, 121.1678WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Namuac in Philippines. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hhku. Unique identifier: us2000hhku. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:14:00 / 6:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.1678 East, latitude 19.1661 North, depth = 34.95 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.95 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/18 / 2018-09-12 10:14:00 / September 12, 2018 @ 10:14 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ballesteros, Cabaritan East, Claveria. Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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: 61 km N of Namuac, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.1678° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1661° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 61km N of Namuac, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-12 10:14:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-04 11:22:06 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 3.634 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 121 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 us2000hhku Id of event.
Event Code 2000hhku An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000hhku, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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