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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Mindanao, Philippines

Earthquake location 6.651S, 124.9865WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Mindanao, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Mindanao, Philippines on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.68 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000defc. Unique identifier: us7000defc. Exact location of event, longitude 124.9865 East, latitude 6.651 North, depth = 11.68 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:51:23 / 10:51 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 22:51:23 / February 28, 2021 @ 10:51 pm.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Glan, South Upi, Pigcawayan.

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Mindanao, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.9865° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.651° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Mindanao, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-28 22:51:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-01 04:12:29 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 0.72 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.45 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 88 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 us7000defc Id of event.
Event Code 7000defc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000defc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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