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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Sabang in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.5946S, 120.9561WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Sabang in Philippines on Saturday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:03:47 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 182.37 km (113 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c547. Id of event: us6000c547. Exact location of earthquake, 120.9561° East, 13.5946° North, depth 182.37 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/10/20 / 2020-10-03 05:03:47 / October 3, 2020 @ 5:03 am UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Malicboy, Cavite City, Malaya (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 216 700 pop).

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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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: 9 km NNW of Sabang, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.9561° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.5946° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 182.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9 km NNW of Sabang, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-03 05:03:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-03 05:25:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 340 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 8.707 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 128 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 us6000c547 Id of event.
Event Code 6000c547 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c547, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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