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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 1 km E of Ilijan, Philippines

Earthquake location 13.6248S, 121.0898WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Ilijan in Philippines on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 143.5 km (89 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 121.0898° East, 13.6248° North, depth 143.5 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:39:13 / 6:39 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006t8d. Id of event: us60006t8d. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/12/19 / 2019-12-09 22:39:13 / December 9, 2019 @ 10:39 pm UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sablayan, Bacoor, Pakil (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop).

Each 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. 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-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 1 km E of Ilijan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.0898° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.6248° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 143.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km E of Ilijan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-09 22:39:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-23 04:18:19 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 298 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 0.497 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 117 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 us60006t8d Id of event.
Event Code 60006t8d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006t8d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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