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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Calatagan in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.7005S, 120.5574WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Calatagan in Philippines on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us7000mq9u. Event ids that are associated: us7000mq9u. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 81.207 km (50 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/05/24 / 2024-05-28 05:42:10 / May 28, 2024 @ 5:42 am. The temblor was picked up at 05:42:10 / 5:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 81.207 km, 120.5574° East, 13.7005° North.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Malabanban Norte, Dolores, Victoria. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 216 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Imus (c. 216 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.

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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: 16 km SSW of Calatagan, 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 120.5574° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.7005° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 81.207 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16 km SSW of Calatagan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-05-28 05:42:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-11 09:39:01 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 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 30 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 9.081 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 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 us7000mq9u Id of event.
Event Code 7000mq9u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mq9u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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