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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 12 km SE of Socorro, Philippines

Earthquake location 9.5554S, 126.0574WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Socorro in Philippines. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jng1. Id of event: us2000jng1. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/02/19 / 2019-02-09 03:53:28 / February 9, 2019 @ 3:53 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 95.56 km (59 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.0574 East, latitude 9.5554 North, depth = 95.56 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:53:28 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Buenavista, Bayugan, Libertad. Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Buenavista (c. 18 700 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km SE of Socorro, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.0574° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.5554° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 95.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km SE of Socorro, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-09 03:53:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-27 06:12:55 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 6.748 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 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 us2000jng1 Id of event.
Event Code 2000jng1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jng1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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