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

Earthquake location 9.1838S, 126.0444WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Carmen in Philippines. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:59:30 / 12:59 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000anbs. Event ids that are associated: us7000anbs. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.0444 East, latitude 9.1838 North, depth = 85.52 km. Global time and date of event 14/07/20 / 2020-07-14 12:59:30 / July 14, 2020 @ 12:59 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 85.52 km (53 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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 Hinatuan, Surigao, Luna (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km SSE of Carmen, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.0444° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.1838° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 85.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5 km SSE of Carmen, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-14 12:59:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-17 13:46:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 2.15 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 103 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 us7000anbs Id of event.
Event Code 7000anbs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000anbs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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