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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Bobon in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.6007S, 126.6925WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Bobon in Philippines. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/15 / 2015-08-28 16:15:17 / August 28, 2015 @ 4:15 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 00:15:17 / 12:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us100035rd. Event ids that are associated: us100035rd. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 108.31 km (67 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 126.6925° East, 6.6007° North, depth 108.31 km.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lupon, Batobato, Manay. The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 49 km SE of Bobon, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.6925° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.6007° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 108.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49km SE of Bobon, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-08-28 16:15:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-08-28 18:49:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 1.199 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 162 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 us100035rd Id of event.
Event Code 100035rd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100035rd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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