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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Claveria in Philippines

Earthquake location 19.024S, 121.1049WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Claveria in Philippines on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 121.1049 East, latitude 19.024 North, depth = 41.76 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfee. Id of event: us7000dfee. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 09:57:47 / 9:57 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 09:57:47 / March 4, 2021 @ 9:57 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 41.76 km (26 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aparri, Pasuquin, Ballesteros (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Pasuquin (c. 5 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 46 km N of Claveria, 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 121.1049° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.024° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 46 km N of Claveria, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-04 09:57:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-04 11:00:45 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 3.774 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 123 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 us7000dfee Id of event.
Event Code 7000dfee An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dfee, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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