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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, Luzon, Philippines



Earthquake location 17.117S, 120.1286WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Luzon, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Luzon, Philippines on Friday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:23:58 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60.31 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009wgk. Id of event: us20009wgk. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/07/17 / 2017-07-14 22:23:58 / July 14, 2017 @ 10:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 60.31 km, 120.1286° East, 17.117° North.

Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Baguio (c. 272 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from La Trinidad (c. 41 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tagudin (c. 35 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Aringay (c. 29 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 28 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tuding, Lloren, Baguio (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 quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. 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: Luzon, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.1286° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.117° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Luzon, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-14 22:23:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-14 22:53:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 312 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 5.741 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 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 us20009wgk Id of event.
Event Code 20009wgk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009wgk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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