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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Wawa in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.5363S, 120.6868WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Wawa in Philippines on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 12:41:59 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 89.95 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cg4x. Id of event: us7000cg4x. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/11/20 / 2020-11-12 12:41:59 / November 12, 2020 @ 12:41 pm. Exact location of event, depth 89.95 km, 120.6868° East, 13.5363° North.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mamatid, Los Baños, Masaya (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Lipa City (c. 212 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from San Pablo (c. 207 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Silang (c. 119 500 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km NW of Wawa, Philippines. This information 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 120.6868° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.5363° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 89.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10 km NW of Wawa, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-12 12:41:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-19 10:59:51 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 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 3.998 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.49 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 141 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 us7000cg4x Id of event.
Event Code 7000cg4x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cg4x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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