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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Hernani in Philippines

Earthquake location 11.5759S, 125.8837WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Hernani in Philippines. Event id: us7000621s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000621s. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 125.8837° East, latitude 11.5759° North, depth = 30.52 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.52 km (19 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:09:49 / 2:09 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/19 / 2019-10-24 18:09:49 / October 24, 2019 @ 6:09 pm.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Dolores (c. 9 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Oras (c. 9 000 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Basey (c. 7 800 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Can-Avid (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Basey, Arteche, Oras (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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 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: 39 km NE of Hernani, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.8837° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.5759° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 30.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 39km NE of Hernani, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-24 18:09:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-04 23:29:18 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 4.487 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 181 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 us7000621s Id of event.
Event Code 7000621s An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000621s, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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