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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Talahib Payap in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.7011S, 121.1544WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Talahib Payap in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, 121.1544° East, 13.7011° North, depth 115.66 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 115.66 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 15:49:50 / September 8, 2017 @ 3:49 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000arrz. Id of event: us2000arrz. The temblor was reported at 23:49:50 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Baras, Taguig, Angono (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 4 km NNE of Talahib Payap, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.1544° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.7011° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 115.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km NNE of Talahib Payap, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-08 15:49:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-05 14:37:25 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 284 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 9.561 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 134 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 us2000arrz Id of event.
Event Code 2000arrz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000arrz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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