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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Sabang Indan in Philippines

Earthquake location 14.4849S, 123.1486WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Sabang Indan in Philippines. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgpt. Id of event: us6000dgpt. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/02/21 / 2021-02-04 22:08:40 / February 4, 2021 @ 10:08 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 123.1486° East, 14.4849° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 22:08:40 / 10:08 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naga, Camaligan, Goa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Naga (c. 174 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Daet (c. 78 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Calabanga (c. 26 800 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Jose Pañganiban (c. 21 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Goa (c. 20 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Labo (c. 18 100 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Mercedes (c. 17 000 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km NE of Sabang Indan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.1486° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.4849° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38 km NE of Sabang Indan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-04 22:08:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-12 05:27:12 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 312 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 2.177 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 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 us6000dgpt Id of event.
Event Code 6000dgpt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dgpt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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