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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Santa Rita Aplaya in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.7673S, 121.0247WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Santa Rita Aplaya in Philippines on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008jl6. Unique identifier: us10008jl6. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 14:46:57 / April 17, 2017 @ 2:46 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 121.0247° East, 13.7673° North, depth 113.77 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:46:57 / 10:46 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 113.77 km (71 miles).

Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sampaloc, Manila, Cagsiay. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 0 km SSW of Santa Rita Aplaya, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.0247° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.7673° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 113.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km SSW of Santa Rita Aplaya, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-17 14:46:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-02 16:40:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 284 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 0.343 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 129 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 us10008jl6 Id of event.
Event Code 10008jl6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008jl6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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