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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Bulata in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.9322S, 122.2928WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Bulata in Philippines on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000fyaz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000fyaz. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.2928 East, latitude 9.9322 North, depth = 35 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:06:17 / 7:06 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/07/18 / 2018-07-01 23:06:17 / July 1, 2018 @ 11:06 pm.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Miguel, Ungca, Leon. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Iloilo (c. 387 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bago City (c. 150 300 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Kabankalan (c. 136 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from La Carlota (c. 41 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hinigaran (c. 39 600 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Binalbagan (c. 38 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Bayawan (c. 36 100 pop).

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 two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 14 km NW of Bulata, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.2928° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.9322° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km NW of Bulata, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-01 23:06:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-09 22:33:23 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 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 6.038 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 132 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 us2000fyaz Id of event.
Event Code 2000fyaz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000fyaz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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