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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Aras-asan in Philippines

Earthquake location 8.9293S, 126.3548WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Aras-asan in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 67.745 km, 126.3548° East, 8.9293° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000mpeq. Unique identifier: us7000mpeq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 67.745 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/06/24 / 2024-06-01 04:17:07 / June 1, 2024 @ 4:17 am. The temblor was reported at 04:17:07 / 4:17 am (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Loreto, Lingig, Claver.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 6 km NE of Aras-asan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.3548° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.9293° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 67.745 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6 km NE of Aras-asan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-01 04:17:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-01 05:22:08 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 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 59 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.001 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 116 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 us7000mpeq Id of event.
Event Code 7000mpeq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mpeq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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