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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Harrison in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.4571S, 120.1886WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Harrison in Philippines on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 119.08 km (74 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 14:34:08 / August 25, 2017 @ 2:34 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000abpc. Id of event: us2000abpc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 120.1886° East, 13.4571° North, depth 119.08 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:34:08 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bolo, Taal, Calaca (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Nasugbu (c. 62 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Balayan (c. 50 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Taal (c. 39 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Calaca (c. 37 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mamburao (c. 23 900 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Calatagan (c. 16 100 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 26 km W of Harrison, Philippines. This data 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 120.1886° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.4571° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 119.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km W of Harrison, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-25 14:34:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-25 15:18:43 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 8.341 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 173 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 us2000abpc Id of event.
Event Code 2000abpc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000abpc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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