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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Solo in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.753S, 120.8959WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Solo in Philippines on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude 120.8959 East, latitude 13.753 North, depth = 121.56 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:03:19 / 9:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/02/16 / 2016-02-02 13:03:19 / February 2, 2016 @ 1:03 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004y3u. Unique identifier: us20004y3u. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 121.56 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalayaan, Antipolo, Teresa. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop).

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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 0 km NW of Solo, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.8959° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.753° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 121.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km NW of Solo, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-02 13:03:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-24 17:45:12 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 326 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 0.349 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 69 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 us20004y3u Id of event.
Event Code 20004y3u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004y3u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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