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Strong earthquake, 6.2 mag was detected near Calatagan in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.8034S, 120.6628WA earthquake magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Calatagan in Philippines on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 23:43:42 / December 24, 2020 @ 11:43 pm. The temblor was reported at 23:43:42 / 11:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.6628 East, latitude 13.8034 North, depth = 108.3 km. Unique identifier: us6000d2ra. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d2ra. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 108.3 km (67 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calumpit, Santa Cruz, Pulilan. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 120 km (74 miles) from San Jose del Monte (c. 357 800 pop).

There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km SE of Calatagan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.6628° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.8034° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 108.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4 km SE of Calatagan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-24 23:43:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-24 23:56:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 33 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5 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 608 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 8.254 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000d2ra Id of event.
Event Code 6000d2ra An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d2ra, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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