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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Luzon in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.4747S, 125.977WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Luzon in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 121.61 km (76 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/10/20 / 2020-10-14 03:43:31 / October 14, 2020 @ 3:43 am. Exact location, longitude 125.977° East, latitude 6.4747° North, depth = 121.61 km. Event id: us6000c85z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c85z. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:43:31 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Conel, Biao, Buayan (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km WSW of Luzon, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.977° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.4747° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 121.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13 km WSW of Luzon, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-14 03:43:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-14 04:28:20 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 0.711 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 145 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 us6000c85z Id of event.
Event Code 6000c85z An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c85z, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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