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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Sadanga in Philippines

Earthquake location 17.1956S, 121.0653WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Sadanga in Philippines. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100097wy. Id of event: us100097wy. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/07/17 / 2017-07-07 18:53:39 / July 7, 2017 @ 6:53 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 121.0653 East, latitude 17.1956 North, depth = 50.52 km. The temblor was detected at 02:53:39 / 2:53 am (local time epicenter). 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 50.52 km (31 miles).

The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Tuguegarao City (c. 115 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santiago (c. 108 400 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Ilagan (c. 72 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Solana (c. 71 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bayombong (c. 48 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from La Trinidad (c. 41 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Trinidad, Cabugao, Dassun (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km ENE of Sadanga, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.0653° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.1956° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 50.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km ENE of Sadanga, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-07 18:53:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-07 19:17:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 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 326 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 6.087 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 110 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 us100097wy Id of event.
Event Code 100097wy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100097wy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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