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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Cortes in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.2687S, 126.5677WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Cortes in Philippines on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 38.67 km (24 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000dgzg. Event ids that are associated: us6000dgzg. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/02/21 / 2021-02-05 11:14:44 / February 5, 2021 @ 11:14 am. The temblor was picked up at 11:14:44 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 38.67 km, 126.5677° East, 9.2687° North.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barobo, Lianga, Dapa. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 46 km (28 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Barobo (c. 9 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-five 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.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 41 km E of Cortes, 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 126.5677° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.2687° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 38.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 41 km E of Cortes, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-05 11:14:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-05 08:15:25 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 2.394 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 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 us6000dgzg Id of event.
Event Code 6000dgzg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dgzg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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