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Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Odala in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.4567S, 120.835WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Odala in Philippines on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude 120.835 East, latitude 13.4567 North, depth = 239.66 km. The temblor was reported at 09:12:21 / 9:12 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 239.66 km (149 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 09:12:21 / October 27, 2020 @ 9:12 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000c82e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c82e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (26 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Lipa City (c. 212 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from San Pablo (c. 207 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Silang (c. 119 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Tanauan (c. 68 500 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Calapan (c. 66 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Masaya, Ligaya, Lubang. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 2 km SSE of Odala, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.835° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.4567° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 239.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2 km SSE of Odala, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-27 09:12:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-21 08:14:54 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 246 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 13.865 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 130 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 us7000c82e Id of event.
Event Code 7000c82e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000c82e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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