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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 1 km WSW of Ibaan, Philippines

Earthquake location 13.8116S, 121.1205WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Ibaan in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 188.34 km (117 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:06:18 / 9:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 121.1205° East, 13.8116° North, depth 188.34 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/16 / 2016-01-13 01:06:18 / January 13, 2016 @ 1:06 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004fl0. Unique identifier: us10004fl0.

Epicenter of the event was 89 km (56 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cabcaben, Calumpang, Socorro (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km WSW of Ibaan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.1205° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.8116° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 188.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km WSW of Ibaan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-13 01:06:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-27 01:20:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 259 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 0.339 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 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 us10004fl0 Id of event.
Event Code 10004fl0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004fl0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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