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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Dulangan in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.3885S, 120.9184WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Dulangan in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 79.58 km, 120.9184° East, 13.3885° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/05/18 / 2018-05-12 00:08:15 / May 12, 2018 @ 12:08 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000e3cy. Id of event: us1000e3cy. The epicenter was at a depth of 79.58 km (49 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:08:15 / 8:08 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lilio, Bulihan, Nagcarlan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Lipa City (c. 212 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from San Pablo (c. 207 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Silang (c. 119 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Los Baños (c. 95 800 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven 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.

Questions or comments?

How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 11 km SW of Dulangan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.9184° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.3885° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 79.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SW of Dulangan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-12 00:08:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-02 21:38:38 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 340 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 0.709 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 120 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 us1000e3cy Id of event.
Event Code 1000e3cy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000e3cy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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