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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Cabra in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.5408S, 119.277WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Cabra in Philippines on Friday. Global time and date of event 22/01/21 / 2021-01-22 01:54:29 / January 22, 2021 @ 1:54 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 01:54:29 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 119.277° East, latitude 13.5408° North, depth = 27.67 km. Unique identifier: us7000d29t. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d29t. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.67 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lubang. Epicenter of the event was 98 km (61 miles) from Lubang (c. 5 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 91 km WSW of Cabra, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.277° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.5408° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 91 km WSW of Cabra, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-22 01:54:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-22 02:53:36 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 340 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 20.109 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.41 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 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 us7000d29t Id of event.
Event Code 7000d29t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000d29t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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