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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Prinza in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.9877S, 120.6475WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Prinza in Philippines. Event id: us20004vjp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004vjp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 109.03 km (68 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:59:29 / 10:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.6475 East, latitude 13.9877 North, depth = 109.03 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/01/16 / 2016-01-25 02:59:29 / January 25, 2016 @ 2:59 am UTC/GMT.

Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bulacan, Bignay Uno, Marilao (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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: 1 km SW of Prinza, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.6475° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.9877° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 109.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km SW of Prinza, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-25 02:59:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-02 00:26:47 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 271 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 9.006 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 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 us20004vjp Id of event.
Event Code 20004vjp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004vjp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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