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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Taguisa in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.6469S, 123.5443WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Taguisa in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 20:44:13 / 8:44 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c9yl. Unique identifier: us6000c9yl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 609.66 km, 123.5443° East, 6.6469° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 609.66 km (379 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/10/20 / 2020-10-14 20:44:13 / October 14, 2020 @ 8:44 pm.

The epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from South Upi (c. 12 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Upi (c. 9 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Bantogon (c. 5 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Puloypuloy (c. 5 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Upi, South Upi, Puloypuloy (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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 54 km W of Taguisa, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.5443° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.6469° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 609.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54 km W of Taguisa, 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 20:44:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-23 16:59:40 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 259 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 7.309 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 101 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 us6000c9yl Id of event.
Event Code 6000c9yl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c9yl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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