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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Tingloy in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.6855S, 120.7777WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Tingloy in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/01/21 / 2021-01-22 07:57:11 / January 22, 2021 @ 7:57 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dcy3. Unique identifier: us6000dcy3. Exact location, longitude 120.7777° East, latitude 13.6855° North, depth = 190.08 km. The temblor was reported at 07:57:11 / 7:57 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 190.08 km (118 miles).

The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 216 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Majayjay, Cavite City, Mariveles (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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 10 km WNW of Tingloy, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.7777° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.6855° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 190.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10 km WNW 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 2021-01-22 07:57:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-04 07:19:57 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 271 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 8.093 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.55 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 115 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 us6000dcy3 Id of event.
Event Code 6000dcy3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dcy3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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