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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Tingloy in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.6355S, 120.8171WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tingloy in Philippines on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 117.55 km (73 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008tr9. Event ids that are associated: us20008tr9. The temblor was reported at 22:06:14 / 10:06 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 14:06:14 / March 14, 2017 @ 2:06 pm. Exact location of event, depth 117.55 km, 120.8171° East, 13.6355° North.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lucena, Bacoor, Socorro.

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km WSW of Tingloy, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.8171° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.6355° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 117.55 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km WSW 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 2017-03-14 14:06:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-29 14:43:45 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 271 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 28.828 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 120 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 us20008tr9 Id of event.
Event Code 20008tr9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008tr9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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