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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Caburan in Philippines

Earthquake location 5.6687S, 126.1728WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Caburan in Philippines. Event id: us1000j8h2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000j8h2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/19 / 2019-02-28 05:16:31 / February 28, 2019 @ 5:16 am. The temblor was picked up at 13:16:31 / 1:16 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 96.01 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.1728 East, latitude 5.6687 North, depth = 96.01 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Talagutong, Sarangani, Caburan (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-two 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.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 65 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 126.1728° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.6687° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 96.01 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 65km 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 2019-02-28 05:16:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-28 08:36:54 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 1.511 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 114 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 us1000j8h2 Id of event.
Event Code 1000j8h2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000j8h2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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