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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Santiago in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.2718S, 126.5302WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Santiago in Philippines on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b65n. Id of event: us6000b65n. Global time and date of event 23/07/20 / 2020-07-23 19:55:15 / July 23, 2020 @ 7:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 126.5302° East, latitude 7.2718° North, depth = 7.48 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.48 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:55:15 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lasang, Magatos, Panabo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.

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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: 5 km WSW of Santiago, 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 126.5302° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.2718° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5 km WSW of Santiago, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-23 19:55:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-30 14:51:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 0.964 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.51 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 129 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 us6000b65n Id of event.
Event Code 6000b65n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b65n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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