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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Tingloy in Philippines



Earthquake location 13.7071S, 120.7839WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Tingloy in Philippines. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/09/17 / 2017-09-07 06:47:43 / September 7, 2017 @ 6:47 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 208.63 km (130 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:47:43 / 2:47 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000arq9. Event ids that are associated: us2000arq9. Exact location of event, longitude 120.7839 East, latitude 13.7071 North, depth = 208.63 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lucena, Jalajala, Majayjay.

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km WNW of Tingloy, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.7839° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.7071° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 208.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km WNW of Tingloy, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-07 06:47:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-29 07:47:13 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 9.646 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 151 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 us2000arq9 Id of event.
Event Code 2000arq9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000arq9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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