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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near San Luis in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.8651S, 120.9075WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from San Luis in Philippines. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 02:47:32 / January 13, 2020 @ 2:47 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:47:32 / 10:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.9075 East, latitude 13.8651 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007eum. Unique identifier: us60007eum.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barahan, Malicboy, Mauban (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (51 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop).

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 thirty, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 1 km NW of San Luis, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.9075° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.8651° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km NW of San Luis, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-13 02:47:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-29 05:28:08 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 0.237 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 193 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 us60007eum Id of event.
Event Code 60007eum An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007eum, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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