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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Santa Fe in Philippines

Earthquake location 15.0887S, 120.2315WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Santa Fe in Philippines on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 73 km (45 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:10:23 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 73 km, 120.2315° East, 15.0887° North. Id of earthquake: us2000g18y. Event ids that are associated: us2000g18y. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/07/18 / 2018-07-03 22:10:23 / July 3, 2018 @ 10:10 pm.

Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from San Jose del Monte (c. 357 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Angeles City (c. 299 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Santol (c. 299 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from San Fernando (c. 251 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Cabanatuan City (c. 220 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Malolos (c. 198 700 pop). 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 Bugallon, Puelay, Baloc.

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. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 8 km NNE of Santa Fe, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.2315° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.0887° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 73 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km NNE of Santa Fe, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-03 22:10:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-25 01:34:10 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 8.321 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 133 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 us2000g18y Id of event.
Event Code 2000g18y An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000g18y, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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