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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 64 km ESE of Caburan, Philippines

Earthquake location 5.6352S, 126.151WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Caburan in Philippines. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/12/18 / 2018-12-26 13:34:42 / December 26, 2018 @ 1:34 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000ixpp. Event ids that are associated: us2000ixpp. The epicenter was at a depth of 66.41 km (41 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:34:42 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.151 East, latitude 5.6352 North, depth = 66.41 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pangyan, Talagutong, Sarangani (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Pangyan (c. 5 300 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 64 km ESE of Caburan, Philippines. This data 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 126.151° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.6352° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 66.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 64km ESE of Caburan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-12-26 13:34:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-26 14:23:57 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 1.534 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 158 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 us2000ixpp Id of event.
Event Code 2000ixpp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ixpp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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