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

Earthquake location 11.9027S, 125.6941WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Dolores in Philippines. Unique identifier: us60008c4g. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008c4g. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:03:23 / 2:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.6941 East, latitude 11.9027 North, depth = 35 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 18:03:23 / March 8, 2020 @ 6:03 pm UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palapag, Balangiga, Giporlos (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Dolores (c. 9 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Gamay (c. 9 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Oras (c. 9 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Palapag (c. 8 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km ESE of Dolores, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.6941° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.9027° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km ESE of Dolores, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-08 18:03:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-08 19:01:30 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 9.759 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 144 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 us60008c4g Id of event.
Event Code 60008c4g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60008c4g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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