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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Odala in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.4013S, 120.8627WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Odala in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 273.72 km (170 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000blsh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000blsh. Global time and date of event 07/09/20 / 2020-09-07 05:07:08 / September 7, 2020 @ 5:07 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 120.8627 East, latitude 13.4013 North, depth = 273.72 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:07:08 / 5:07 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Lipa City (c. 212 300 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from San Pablo (c. 207 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Silang (c. 119 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Tanauan (c. 68 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Calapan (c. 66 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calintaan, Pantijan No 2, Silang (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 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: 9 km SSE of Odala, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.8627° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.4013° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 273.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9 km SSE of Odala, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-07 05:07:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-03 14:45:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 271 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 21.663 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.36 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 129 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 us7000blsh Id of event.
Event Code 7000blsh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000blsh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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