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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 76 km E of Sarangani, Philippines

Earthquake location 5.3897S, 126.1552WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. 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 90.17 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 126.1552° East, 5.3897° North, depth 90.17 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:07:28 / 6:07 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000dj85. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dj85. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/03/21 / 2021-03-14 06:07:28 / March 14, 2021 @ 6:07 am.

Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caburan, Sarangani (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 76 km E of Sarangani, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.1552° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.3897° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 90.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76 km E of Sarangani, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-14 06:07:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-14 06:45:26 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 1.764 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.55 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 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 us7000dj85 Id of event.
Event Code 7000dj85 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dj85, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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