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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 14 km NW of Wawa, Philippines

Earthquake location 13.5439S, 120.6435WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Wawa in Philippines on Sunday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:41:21 / 8:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 67.86 km (42 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/12/18 / 2018-12-16 00:41:21 / December 16, 2018 @ 12:41 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 67.86 km, 120.6435° East, 13.5439° North. Unique identifier: us2000itzd. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000itzd.

Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Lipa City (c. 212 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from San Pablo (c. 207 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Silang (c. 119 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Pulong Santa Cruz (c. 101 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bignay Uno, Concepcion Ibaba, General Trias (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km NW of Wawa, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.6435° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.5439° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 67.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km NW of Wawa, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-12-16 00:41:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-16 01:27:53 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 8.578 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 119 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 us2000itzd Id of event.
Event Code 2000itzd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000itzd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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