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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Paluan in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.3616S, 120.546WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Paluan in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 64.04 km (40 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/07/16 / 2016-07-03 12:49:38 / July 3, 2016 @ 12:49 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:49:38 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 64.04 km, 120.546° East, 13.3616° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us100061yv. Unique identifier: us100061yv.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Lipa City (c. 212 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Calapan (c. 66 000 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Nasugbu (c. 62 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Patuto (c. 52 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Balayan (c. 50 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Taal (c. 39 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ambulong, Balele, Calintaan. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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: 10 km ESE of Paluan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.546° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.3616° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 64.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km ESE of Paluan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-03 12:49:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-17 07:47:27 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 8.379 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 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 us100061yv Id of event.
Event Code 100061yv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100061yv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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