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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Tubajon in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.2251S, 125.8314WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Tubajon in Philippines. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:47:15 / 8:47 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000mnti. Id of event: us7000mnti. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.244 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/05/24 / 2024-05-22 08:47:15 / May 22, 2024 @ 8:47 am. Exact location of event, depth 55.244 km, 125.8314° East, 10.2251° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Sogod (c. 8 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sogod, Guiuan, Kitcharao (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 four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days nine 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 31 km ESE of Tubajon, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.8314° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.2251° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 55.244 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31 km ESE of Tubajon, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-05-22 08:47:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-20 11:05:48 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 72 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.145 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 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 us7000mnti Id of event.
Event Code 7000mnti An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mnti, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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