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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 51 km E of Marihatag, Philippines

Earthquake location 8.7548S, 126.7599WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Marihatag in Philippines. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003m1w. Unique identifier: us70003m1w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:01:23 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.83 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 126.7599 East, latitude 8.7548 North, depth = 54.83 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/05/19 / 2019-05-07 18:01:23 / May 7, 2019 @ 6:01 pm UTC/GMT.

The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hinatuan (c. 10 100 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bah-Bah, Patin-ay, San Francisco (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days fourty-six 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 51 km E of Marihatag, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.7599° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.7548° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 54.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 51km E of Marihatag, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-07 18:01:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-05 14:35:39 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 2.042 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 115 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 us70003m1w Id of event.
Event Code 70003m1w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003m1w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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