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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Bitin in Philippines



Earthquake location 14.0903S, 121.2019WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Bitin in Philippines. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:18:52 / 9:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20009q1a. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009q1a. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/06/17 / 2017-06-21 01:18:52 / June 21, 2017 @ 1:18 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 121.2019° East, latitude 14.0903° North, depth = 10 km.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pilar, Norzagaray, Pandi (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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 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: 1 km WSW of Bitin, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.2019° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.0903° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km WSW of Bitin, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-21 01:18:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-28 23:54:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 287 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 0.257 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 159 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 us20009q1a Id of event.
Event Code 20009q1a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009q1a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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