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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Calanasan in Philippines

Earthquake location 18.1927S, 121.1694WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Calanasan in Philippines. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007pjk. Id of event: us60007pjk. The epicenter was at a depth of 41.65 km (26 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.1694 East, latitude 18.1927 North, depth = 41.65 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:09:04 / 5:09 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/20 / 2020-01-24 21:09:04 / January 24, 2020 @ 9:09 pm.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Tuguegarao City (c. 115 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Solana (c. 71 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pasil, Enrile, Liwan (min 5000 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km ESE of Calanasan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.1694° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.1927° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km ESE of Calanasan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-24 21:09:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-08 22:03:09 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 271 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 4.073 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 145 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 us60007pjk Id of event.
Event Code 60007pjk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007pjk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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