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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 6 km SSW of San Pedro, Philippines

Earthquake location 10.9052S, 124.7947WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from San Pedro in Philippines. Unique identifier: us60003t42. Ids that are associated to the event: us60003t42. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 124.7947 East, latitude 10.9052 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/05/19 / 2019-05-19 11:01:07 / May 19, 2019 @ 11:01 am. The temblor was picked up at 19:01:07 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Danao (c. 70 300 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Bogo (c. 23 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Cogan (c. 21 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Daanbantayan, Medellin, Danao. 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 one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 6 km SSW of San Pedro, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.7947° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.9052° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SSW of San Pedro, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-19 11:01:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-12 08:04:06 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 3.889 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 136 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 us60003t42 Id of event.
Event Code 60003t42 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60003t42, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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