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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near San Nicolas in Philippines

Earthquake location 14.9316S, 119.8126WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from San Nicolas in Philippines on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007d1g. Unique identifier: us60007d1g. Exact location of event, depth 66.28 km, 119.8126° East, 14.9316° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.28 km (41 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/01/20 / 2020-01-09 14:16:44 / January 9, 2020 @ 2:16 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:16:44 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Masantol, Magalang, Del Pilar (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Angeles City (c. 299 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Santol (c. 299 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from San Fernando (c. 251 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Mabalacat City (c. 188 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Bulaon (c. 131 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Mariveles (c. 84 600 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 28 km W of San Nicolas, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.8126° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.9316° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 66.28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km W of San Nicolas, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-09 14:16:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-27 20:45:55 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 1.365 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 103 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 us60007d1g Id of event.
Event Code 60007d1g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007d1g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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