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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Bacsay in Philippines

Earthquake location 15.6226S, 120.3028WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Bacsay in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:15:56 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/10/20 / 2020-10-03 14:15:56 / October 3, 2020 @ 2:15 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.03 km (24 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c57g. Id of event: us6000c57g. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.3028 East, latitude 15.6226 North, depth = 38.03 km.

Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Angeles City (c. 299 400 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Santol (c. 299 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Baguio (c. 272 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from San Fernando (c. 251 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Cabanatuan City (c. 220 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mabalacat City (c. 188 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pulilan, Bustos, Hagonoy. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 4 km W of Bacsay, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.3028° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.6226° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 38.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4 km W of Bacsay, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-03 14:15:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-03 15:37:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 340 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 1.924 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 93 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 us6000c57g Id of event.
Event Code 6000c57g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c57g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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