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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Hukay in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.7622S, 120.6925WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Hukay in Philippines. Unique identifier: us2000h5ep. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h5ep. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:48:26 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 150.38 km (93 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 120.6925° East, 13.7622° North, depth 150.38 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 15:48:26 / August 30, 2018 @ 3:48 pm.

Event epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maulawin, Santa Cruz, Orion (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 9 km S of Hukay, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.6925° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.7622° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 150.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km S of Hukay, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-30 15:48:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-30 22:13:03 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 326 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 8.8 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 69 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 us2000h5ep Id of event.
Event Code 2000h5ep An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000h5ep, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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