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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 14 km NNE of Harrison, Philippines

Earthquake location 13.5776S, 120.4737WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Harrison in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 61.42 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:55:08 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 120.4737 East, latitude 13.5776 North, depth = 61.42 km. Global time and date of event 26/01/17 / 2017-01-26 22:55:08 / January 26, 2017 @ 10:55 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008iqt. Id of event: us20008iqt.

Nearby 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 Bulihan, San Andres, Halayhay. Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Lipa City (c. 212 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Silang (c. 119 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Mariveles (c. 84 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tanauan (c. 68 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Calapan (c. 66 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Nasugbu (c. 62 900 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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: 14 km NNE of Harrison, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.4737° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.5776° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 61.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km NNE of Harrison, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-01-26 22:55:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-11 06:24:08 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 8.571 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 80 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 us20008iqt Id of event.
Event Code 20008iqt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008iqt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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