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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Tingloy in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.5928S, 120.764WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Tingloy in Philippines. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 15:23:00 / April 8, 2017 @ 3:23 pm. Event id: us10008fv3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008fv3. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:23:00 / 11:23 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 120.764 East, latitude 13.5928 North, depth = 56.73 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 56.73 km (35 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 216 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lucena, Mariveles, Majayjay (min 5000 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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: 13 km WSW of Tingloy, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.764° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.5928° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 56.73 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km 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 2017-04-08 15:23:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-08 16:17:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 340 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 8.655 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 126 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 us10008fv3 Id of event.
Event Code 10008fv3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008fv3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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