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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag strikes near Harrison in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.5184S, 120.4817WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Harrison in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us6000depv. Event ids that are associated: us6000depv. Exact location of event, depth 54.49 km, 120.4817° East, 13.5184° North. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:08:14 / 5:08 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 54.49 km (34 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/01/21 / 2021-01-29 05:08:14 / January 29, 2021 @ 5:08 am UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pasong Kawayan Primero, Bulihan, Maguyam (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Lipa City (c. 212 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Silang (c. 119 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Tanauan (c. 68 500 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Calapan (c. 66 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Nasugbu (c. 62 900 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Santo Tomas (c. 57 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km NE of Harrison, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.4817° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.5184° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 54.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9 km NE 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 05:08:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-17 07:02:12 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 354 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 9.266 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 109 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 us6000depv Id of event.
Event Code 6000depv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000depv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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