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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake strikes near Luzon, Philippines

Earthquake location 16.2787S, 120.6834WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (mg/mb) was reported Monday, Luzon, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Luzon, Philippines. The temblor was reported at 23:14:12 / 11:14 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 52.22 km (32 miles). Global time of event 23/02/15 / 2015-02-23 23:14:12 / February 23, 2015 @ 11:14 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 120.6834 East, latitude 16.2787 North, depth 52.22 km, unique identifier, usc000tsk2.

Close countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Baguio (c. 272 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Cabanatuan City (c. 220 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Tarlac City (c. 183 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Urdaneta (c. 101 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mangaldan (c. 88 800 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Rosario, Barlig, Bontoc.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.6834° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.2787° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Luzon, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-02-23 23:14:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-02-24 00:23:24 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 1.284 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.61 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 130 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 usc000tsk2 Id of event.
Event Code c000tsk2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,usc000tsk2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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