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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 5 km SSE of Panukulan, Philippines

Earthquake location 14.8824S, 121.8268WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Panukulan in Philippines on Monday. The temblor was reported at 09:56:16 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.06 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/10/18 / 2018-10-15 01:56:16 / October 15, 2018 @ 1:56 am. Exact location of event, depth 37.06 km, 121.8268° East, 14.8824° North. Unique identifier: us1000heee. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000heee.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quiapo, Manila, San Miguel (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 96 km (60 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Jose del Monte (c. 357 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 5 km SSE of Panukulan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.8268° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.8824° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km SSE of Panukulan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-10-15 01:56:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-22 03:27:56 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 7.924 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 143 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 us1000heee Id of event.
Event Code 1000heee An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000heee, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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