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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag has occurred near Aras-asan in Philippines

Earthquake location 8.9143S, 126.4127WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Aras-asan in Philippines on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.4127 East, latitude 8.9143 North, depth = 60.342 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.342 km (37 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/06/24 / 2024-06-13 21:45:28 / June 13, 2024 @ 9:45 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:45:28 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ms9b. Unique identifier: us7000ms9b.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 96 km (59 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Libertad, Libertad, Cabadbaran.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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: 11 km ENE of Aras-asan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.4127° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.9143° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60.342 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11 km ENE 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 2024-06-13 21:45:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-13 22:05:46 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 354 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 56 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.01 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 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 us7000ms9b Id of event.
Event Code 7000ms9b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ms9b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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