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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Hukay in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.8293S, 120.6724WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Hukay in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 09:42:54 / 9:42 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/10/16 / 2016-10-09 01:42:54 / October 9, 2016 @ 1:42 am. Exact location, longitude 120.6724° East, latitude 13.8293° North, depth = 119.28 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 119.28 km (74 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20007cvw. Unique identifier: us20007cvw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cainta, Malaya, Maulawin.

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

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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: 3 km WSW of Hukay, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.6724° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.8293° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 119.28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km WSW of Hukay, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-09 01:42:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-09 02:41:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 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 8.86 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 122 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 us20007cvw Id of event.
Event Code 20007cvw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20007cvw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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