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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Sulangan in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.6625S, 125.7366WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Sulangan in Philippines. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/02/19 / 2019-02-18 15:59:59 / February 18, 2019 @ 3:59 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 125.7366° East, 10.6625° North, depth 34.86 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.86 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000j8tr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000j8tr. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:59:59 / 11:59 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maydolong, Tanauan, Sogod (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Abuyog (c. 15 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Dulag (c. 10 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Sogod (c. 8 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Balangiga (c. 5 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

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

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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: 31 km SSW of Sulangan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.7366° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.6625° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km SSW of Sulangan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-18 15:59:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-03 20:11:39 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 14.969 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 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 us1000j8tr Id of event.
Event Code 1000j8tr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000j8tr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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