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Earthquake: M 4.4 quake strikes near Santa Praxedes in Philippines

Earthquake location 18.6035S, 120.9652WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (mg/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Santa Praxedes in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 12:04:08 / 12:04 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 26.45 km (16 miles). Global time of event 01/04/15 / 2015-04-01 04:04:08 / April 1, 2015 @ 4:04 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 120.9652 East, latitude 18.6035 North, depth 26.45 km, unique identifier, us10001snk.

Close countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Magapit, Aguiguican (c. 13 700 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Magapit, Aguiguican, Magapit, Lasam.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.9652° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.6035° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NW of Santa Praxedes, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-04-01 04:04:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-04-01 04:29:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 298 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 1.152 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 125 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 us10001snk Id of event.
Event Code 10001snk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10001snk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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