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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Dinalongan in Philippines

Earthquake location 15.7827S, 122.0968WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Dinalongan in Philippines on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/19 / 2019-03-05 14:27:55 / March 5, 2019 @ 2:27 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 122.0968 East, latitude 15.7827 North, depth = 39.71 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.71 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 22:27:55 / 10:27 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000jfj0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jfj0.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Umiray, Jones, Ligaya (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Maddela (c. 9 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Dingalan (c. 7 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Gabaldon (c. 7 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Maria Aurora (c. 6 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Suklayin (c. 5 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Nagtipunan (c. 5 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Masaya Sur (c. 5 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two 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.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 42 km SSE of Dinalongan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.0968° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.7827° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42km SSE of Dinalongan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-05 14:27:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-14 16:01:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 2.012 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 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 us1000jfj0 Id of event.
Event Code 1000jfj0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jfj0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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