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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag has occurred near Harrison in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.5212S, 120.5455WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Harrison in Philippines. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:12:20 / 5:12 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.51 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 120.5455 East, latitude 13.5212 North, depth = 20.51 km. Unique identifier: us6000dctk. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dctk. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/21 / 2021-01-29 05:12:20 / January 29, 2021 @ 5:12 am.

Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Lipa City (c. 212 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Silang (c. 119 500 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Pulong Santa Cruz (c. 101 900 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from General Trias (c. 96 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ligaya, General Trias, Calamba (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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 14 km ENE of Harrison, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.5455° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.5212° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14 km ENE of Harrison, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-29 05:12:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-29 05:38:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 370 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 9.727 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 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 us6000dctk Id of event.
Event Code 6000dctk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dctk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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