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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 9 km WSW of Paluan, Philippines



Earthquake location 13.3799S, 120.3854WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Paluan in Philippines on Friday. Id of earthquake: us10007c8f. Event ids that are associated: us10007c8f. Exact location of event, depth 66.68 km, 120.3854° East, 13.3799° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/11/16 / 2016-11-25 07:48:31 / November 25, 2016 @ 7:48 am. The temblor was reported at 15:48:31 / 3:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 66.68 km (41 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Calapan (c. 66 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Nasugbu (c. 62 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Balayan (c. 50 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Taal (c. 39 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Pascual (c. 39 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Sablayan (c. 38 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Laurel, Ibaan, Taysan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 9 km WSW of Paluan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.3854° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.3799° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 66.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km WSW 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 2016-11-25 07:48:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-25 08:09:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 312 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 8.36 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 115 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 us10007c8f Id of event.
Event Code 10007c8f An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007c8f, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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