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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Wawa in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.6783S, 121.0403WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Wawa in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 121.0403 East, latitude 13.6783 North, depth = 35 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:36:39 / 4:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 08:36:39 / April 8, 2017 @ 8:36 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008ft1. Id of event: us10008ft1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).

Event epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cabcaben, Taytay, Sablayan. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty-eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km S of Wawa, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.0403° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.6783° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km S of Wawa, 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 08:36:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-08 09:34:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 342 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 8.81 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 116 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 us10008ft1 Id of event.
Event Code 10008ft1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008ft1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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