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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Pangao in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.9093S, 121.1297WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Pangao in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:39:34 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 15:39:34 / January 13, 2020 @ 3:39 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us60007evf. Event ids that are associated: us60007evf. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.1297 East, latitude 13.9093 North, depth = 10 km.

The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 83 km (51 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), 75 km (47 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Marilao, Mamburao, Meycauayan (min 5000 pop).

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

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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 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: 0 km SSE of Pangao, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.1297° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.9093° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km SSE of Pangao, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-13 15:39:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-27 21:46:53 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 312 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 0.268 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.51 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 130 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 us60007evf Id of event.
Event Code 60007evf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007evf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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