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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 7 km W of Abra de Ilog, Philippines

Earthquake location 13.4344S, 120.6567WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Abra de Ilog in Philippines. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007rcr. Unique identifier: us10007rcr. The temblor was detected at 12:57:41 / 12:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/12/16 / 2016-12-19 04:57:41 / December 19, 2016 @ 4:57 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 120.6567° East, 13.4344° North, depth 74.78 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 74.78 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palangue, Ternate, Alaminos (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 56 km (35 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Lipa City (c. 212 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Silang (c. 119 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tanauan (c. 68 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Calapan (c. 66 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Nasugbu (c. 62 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Santo Tomas (c. 57 400 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.6567° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.4344° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 74.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km W of Abra de Ilog, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-12-19 04:57:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-01-09 23:01:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 8.476 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 130 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 us10007rcr Id of event.
Event Code 10007rcr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007rcr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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