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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Pandan Niog in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.2478S, 120.3284WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Pandan Niog in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 53.19 km, 120.3284° East, 6.2478° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:19:19 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000hf8k. Event ids that are associated: us2000hf8k. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 53.19 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 19:19:19 / September 15, 2018 @ 7:19 pm.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Siasi, Talipaw, Lugus. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Jolo (c. 101 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Siasi (c. 12 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Anuling (c. 10 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Parang (c. 9 700 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Lugus (c. 7 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kulase (c. 7 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Talipaw (c. 6 000 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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km W of Pandan Niog, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.3284° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.2478° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 53.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km W of Pandan Niog, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-15 19:19:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-15 20:08:03 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 340 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 5.122 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 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 us2000hf8k Id of event.
Event Code 2000hf8k An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000hf8k, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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