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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag strikes near Tingloy in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.6105S, 120.8009WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Tingloy in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 175.78 km (109 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 120.8009° East, 13.6105° North, depth 175.78 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:52:02 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/05/16 / 2016-05-28 05:52:02 / May 28, 2016 @ 5:52 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005zz5. Id of event: us20005zz5.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gloria, Jalajala, Maulawin. Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 216 700 pop).

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

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 9 km SW of Tingloy, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.8009° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.6105° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 175.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km SW of Tingloy, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-05-28 05:52:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-26 06:19:21 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 369 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 8.681 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 99 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 us20005zz5 Id of event.
Event Code 20005zz5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005zz5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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