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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Balagtasin in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.9043S, 121.0972WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Balagtasin in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us60007etp. Event ids that are associated: us60007etp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 121.0972° East, 13.9043° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/01/20 / 2020-01-12 20:04:31 / January 12, 2020 @ 8:04 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 04:04:31 / 4:04 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mamburao, Rodriguez, Obando. Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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: 0 km ENE of Balagtasin, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.0972° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.9043° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km ENE of Balagtasin, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-12 20:04:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-27 20:17:53 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 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 0.25 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 158 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 us60007etp Id of event.
Event Code 60007etp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007etp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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