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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Azagra in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.4648S, 123.1508WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Azagra in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 123.1508° East, latitude 9.4648° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/12/18 / 2018-12-09 05:10:38 / December 9, 2018 @ 5:10 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000i59d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000i59d. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:10:38 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cabacungan, Bonbon, Hinigaran (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Kabankalan (c. 136 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Dumaguete (c. 113 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Tagbilaran City (c. 86 400 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Bais (c. 65 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Dapitan (c. 50 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Carcar (c. 40 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Hinigaran (c. 39 600 pop).

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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km SE of Azagra, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.1508° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.4648° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km SE of Azagra, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-12-09 05:10:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-09 05:48:35 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 3.382 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 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 us1000i59d Id of event.
Event Code 1000i59d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000i59d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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