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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Linaon in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.0197S, 122.3376WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Linaon in Philippines. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:54:03 / 11:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 122.3376° East, latitude 10.0197° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/04/19 / 2019-04-21 03:54:03 / April 21, 2019 @ 3:54 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us70003emz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003emz.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Iloilo (c. 387 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Bago City (c. 150 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Kabankalan (c. 136 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from La Carlota (c. 41 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hinigaran (c. 39 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Binalbagan (c. 38 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bayawan (c. 36 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Catalina, Cabacungan, Sibalom (min 5000 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km WNW of Linaon, 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 122.3376° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.0197° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km WNW of Linaon, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-21 03:54:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-01 05:08:58 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 4.282 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 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 us70003emz Id of event.
Event Code 70003emz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003emz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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