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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 40 km WNW of Callaguip, Philippines

Earthquake location 18.1797S, 120.1202WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Callaguip in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 120.1202 East, latitude 18.1797 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us70003g1u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003g1u. The temblor was reported at 07:59:01 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/05/19 / 2019-05-02 23:59:01 / May 2, 2019 @ 11:59 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Bantay (c. 10 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Bacarra (c. 9 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Cabugao (c. 6 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vigan, Bantay, Dingras. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 40 km WNW of Callaguip, 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 120.1202° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.1797° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km WNW of Callaguip, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-02 23:59:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-03 00:27:00 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 4.701 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 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 us70003g1u Id of event.
Event Code 70003g1u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003g1u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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