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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 0 km W of Quintong, Philippines

Earthquake location 15.9955S, 120.2652WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Quintong in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 103.44 km, 120.2652° East, 15.9955° North. The temblor was picked up at 23:29:25 / 11:29 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/10/18 / 2018-10-09 15:29:25 / October 9, 2018 @ 3:29 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000hcsq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hcsq. The epicenter was at a depth of 103.44 km (64 miles).

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Baguio (c. 272 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Cabanatuan City (c. 220 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Mabalacat City (c. 188 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Tarlac City (c. 183 900 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Urdaneta (c. 101 000 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Mangaldan (c. 88 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Magalang, Pantabangan, Santa Rosa.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 occurred nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 0 km W of Quintong, Philippines. This information 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 120.2652° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.9955° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 103.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km W of Quintong, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-10-09 15:29:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-17 14:32:36 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 6.83 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 128 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 us1000hcsq Id of event.
Event Code 1000hcsq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hcsq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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