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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 30 km ENE of Aras-asan, Philippines

Earthquake location 8.9831S, 126.5716WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Aras-asan in Philippines on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/20 / 2020-09-08 05:03:50 / September 8, 2020 @ 5:03 am. The temblor was picked up at 05:03:50 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000blv5. Id of event: us7000blv5. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.5716 East, latitude 8.9831 North, depth = 35 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bayugan, Bislig, Patin-ay (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop).

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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km ENE of Aras-asan, 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 126.5716° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.9831° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30 km ENE of Aras-asan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-08 05:03:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-14 14:46:57 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 2.14 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 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 us7000blv5 Id of event.
Event Code 7000blv5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000blv5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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