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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Mangili in Philippines

Earthquake location 5.9894S, 125.8728WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Mangili in Philippines on Thursday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:53:26 / 3:53 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/08/19 / 2019-08-07 19:53:26 / August 7, 2019 @ 7:53 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 87.99 km (55 miles). Exact location, longitude 125.8728° East, latitude 5.9894° North, depth = 87.99 km. Id of earthquake: us60005209. Event ids that are associated: us60005209. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guihing Proper, Batobato, Polomolok (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 20 km E of Mangili, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.8728° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.9894° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 87.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km E of Mangili, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-07 19:53:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-07 22:13:17 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 1.112 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 111 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 us60005209 Id of event.
Event Code 60005209 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60005209, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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