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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Dapa in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.7432S, 125.9516WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Dapa in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, 125.9516° East, 9.7432° North, depth 60 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:45:34 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/11/20 / 2020-11-10 03:45:34 / November 10, 2020 @ 3:45 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cegz. Id of event: us7000cegz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60 km (37 miles).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Magallanes, Tago, Cabadbaran.

Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 11 km W of Dapa, 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 125.9516° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.7432° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11 km W of Dapa, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-10 03:45:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-01 05:26:31 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 2.681 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 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 us7000cegz Id of event.
Event Code 7000cegz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cegz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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