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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Sangay in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.2718S, 123.786WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Sangay in Philippines on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 37.18 km, 123.786° East, 6.2718° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/11/18 / 2018-11-12 14:55:03 / November 12, 2018 @ 2:55 pm. Unique identifier: us1000hqu6. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hqu6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:55:03 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.18 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the event was 99 km (61 miles) from Isulan (c. 31 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Laguilayan (c. 17 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Maganoy (c. 17 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from South Upi (c. 12 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Kiamba (c. 11 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Upi (c. 9 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isulan, Maganoy, Kiamba (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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: 34 km SW of Sangay, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.786° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.2718° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km SW of Sangay, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-12 14:55:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-12 15:19:28 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 1.949 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 us1000hqu6 Id of event.
Event Code 1000hqu6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hqu6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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