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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Santa Monica in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.4399S, 126.1264WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Santa Monica in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 46.82 km, 126.1264° East, 10.4399° North. Unique identifier: us1000h3w2. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h3w2. The temblor was detected at 07:34:24 / 7:34 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/09/18 / 2018-09-24 23:34:24 / September 24, 2018 @ 11:34 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.82 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Socorro, Guiuan, Dapa (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 61 km (38 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 seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 47 km NNE of Santa Monica, Philippines. This information 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 126.1264° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.4399° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 46.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47km NNE 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 2018-09-24 23:34:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-15 03:25:14 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 3.392 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.45 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 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 us1000h3w2 Id of event.
Event Code 1000h3w2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000h3w2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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