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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Harrison in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.5117S, 120.2533WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Harrison in Philippines on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, 120.2533° East, 13.5117° North, depth 83.21 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 83.21 km (52 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:48:51 / 6:48 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/06/15 / 2015-06-06 10:48:51 / June 6, 2015 @ 10:48 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20002qbp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20002qbp.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was General Emilio Aguinaldo, Laurel, Sablayan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (57 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Nasugbu (c. 62 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Balayan (c. 50 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Taal (c. 39 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from San Pascual (c. 39 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Sablayan (c. 38 400 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km WNW of Harrison, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.2533° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.5117° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 83.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km WNW of Harrison, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-06-06 10:48:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-02 10:01:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 298 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 4.021 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 103 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 us20002qbp Id of event.
Event Code 20002qbp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002qbp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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