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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 37 km E of General Luna, Philippines

Earthquake location 9.7927S, 126.4991WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from General Luna in Philippines on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/02/19 / 2019-02-07 00:38:37 / February 7, 2019 @ 12:38 am. Exact location, longitude 126.4991° East, latitude 9.7927° North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was reported at 08:38:37 / 8:38 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000jejy. Event ids that are associated: us2000jejy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bacuag, Tago, Claver (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Claver (c. 5 900 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Bacuag (c. 5 400 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km E of General Luna, 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 126.4991° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.7927° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km E of General Luna, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-07 00:38:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-07 01:34:47 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 2.854 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 126 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 us2000jejy Id of event.
Event Code 2000jejy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jejy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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