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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Palimbang in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.2027S, 123.985WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Palimbang in Philippines on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/11/19 / 2019-11-03 18:42:09 / November 3, 2019 @ 6:42 pm. Unique identifier: us700062m6. Ids that are associated to the event: us700062m6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 549.51 km (341 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:42:09 / 2:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 123.985° East, 6.2027° North, depth 549.51 km.

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dalican, Tantangan, Gansing (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Tacurong (c. 54 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Isulan (c. 31 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Surallah (c. 31 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Laguilayan (c. 17 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Maganoy (c. 17 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 22 km W of Palimbang, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.985° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.2027° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 549.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km W of Palimbang, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-03 18:42:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-03 20:26:14 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 5.554 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 119 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 us700062m6 Id of event.
Event Code 700062m6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700062m6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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