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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Malim in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.2421S, 123.6027WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Malim in Philippines. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/08/18 / 2018-08-06 22:18:20 / August 6, 2018 @ 10:18 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:18:20 / 6:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 40.61 km, 123.6027° East, 7.2421° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000g4i4. Unique identifier: us1000g4i4. The epicenter was at a depth of 40.61 km (25 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Pagadian (c. 186 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Muricay (c. 132 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Lala (c. 61 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Parang (c. 44 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Pagaluñgan (c. 31 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Molave, Butig, Dalican (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen 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.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 29 km SE of Malim, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.6027° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.2421° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km SE of Malim, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-06 22:18:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-06 23:06:53 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 1.968 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 127 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 us1000g4i4 Id of event.
Event Code 1000g4i4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000g4i4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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