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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Wawa in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.7241S, 121.0198WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Wawa in Philippines on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c7e7. Id of event: us7000c7e7. The temblor was picked up at 07:23:07 / 7:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 29/10/20 / 2020-10-29 07:23:07 / October 29, 2020 @ 7:23 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.0198 East, latitude 13.7241 North, depth = 10 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manila, Sampaloc, Lubang (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 3 km WSW of Wawa, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.0198° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.7241° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3 km WSW of Wawa, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-29 07:23:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-29 07:50:58 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 3.8 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 326 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 7.989 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 114 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 us7000c7e7 Id of event.
Event Code 7000c7e7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000c7e7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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