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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Calatagan in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.6808S, 120.6131WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Calatagan in Philippines on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 01:06:49 / December 25, 2020 @ 1:06 am. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:06:49 / 1:06 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d62j. Unique identifier: us6000d62j. Exact location of earthquake, 120.6131° East, 13.6808° North, depth 122.14 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 122.14 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calauan, Bay, Victoria (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 216 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Imus (c. 216 100 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km S of Calatagan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.6131° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.6808° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 122.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16 km S 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 2020-12-25 01:06:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-06 22:07:05 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 29.483 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 140 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 us6000d62j Id of event.
Event Code 6000d62j An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d62j, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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