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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 14 km WSW of Tingloy, Philippines

Earthquake location 13.6142S, 120.7412WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Tingloy in Philippines on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 120.7412 East, latitude 13.6142 North, depth = 151.93 km. Id of earthquake: us6000d5sj. Event ids that are associated: us6000d5sj. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:16:34 / 4:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 151.93 km (94 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 04:16:34 / December 24, 2020 @ 4:16 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 216 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Lipa City (c. 212 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dayap, Janagdong, San Pedro (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 seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred 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.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 14 km WSW of Tingloy, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.7412° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.6142° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 151.93 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14 km WSW of Tingloy, 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 04:16:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-14 05:26:57 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 14.7 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 120 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 us6000d5sj Id of event.
Event Code 6000d5sj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d5sj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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