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Light earthquake: M4 quake has struck near Baculin in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.4867S, 127.3475WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Baculin in Philippines on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 18:03:39 / January 15, 2021 @ 6:03 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 18:03:39 / 6:03 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d2fx. Id of event: us7000d2fx. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.65 km (30 miles). Exact location, longitude 127.3475° East, latitude 7.4867° North, depth = 47.65 km. 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 Baganga (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 84 km E of Baculin, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 127.3475° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.4867° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 84 km E of Baculin, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-15 18:03:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-12 16:37:39 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 246 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 1.802 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 149 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 us7000d2fx Id of event.
Event Code 7000d2fx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000d2fx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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