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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Olongapo in Philippines

Earthquake location 14.9079S, 120.3343WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Olongapo in Philippines. Exact location, longitude 120.3343° East, latitude 14.9079° North, depth = 62.74 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.74 km (39 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/07/15 / 2015-07-26 09:47:47 / July 26, 2015 @ 9:47 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200030mk. Id of event: us200030mk. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:47:47 / 5:47 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Burgos, General Emilio Aguinaldo, Taytay (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

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

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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: 10 km NNE of Olongapo, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.3343° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.9079° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 62.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NNE of Olongapo, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-07-26 09:47:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-27 23:55:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 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 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 2.631 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 107 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 us200030mk Id of event.
Event Code 200030mk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200030mk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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