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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Maloma in Philippines

Earthquake location 15.1373S, 120.0956WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Maloma in Philippines on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55.31 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000djgy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000djgy. Global time and date of event 15/03/21 / 2021-03-15 11:20:10 / March 15, 2021 @ 11:20 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 11:20:10 / 11:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 120.0956° East, 15.1373° North, depth 55.31 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 52 km (33 miles) from Angeles City (c. 299 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Santol (c. 299 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from San Fernando (c. 251 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Malolos (c. 198 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mabalacat City (c. 188 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tarlac City (c. 183 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puelay, Pandi, Loqueb Este.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km NE of Maloma, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.0956° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.1373° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 55.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4 km NE of Maloma, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-15 11:20:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-15 13:17:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 326 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 7.696 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.55 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 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 us7000djgy Id of event.
Event Code 7000djgy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000djgy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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