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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 117 km ESE of Caburan, Philippines

Earthquake location 5.3611S, 126.5426WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 117 km ESE of Caburan, Philippines (73 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.5426° East, latitude 5.3611° North, depth = 100.82 km. Unique identifier: us200040dk. Ids that are associated to the event: us200040dk. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/10/15 / 2015-10-29 05:14:57 / October 29, 2015 @ 5:14 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 100.82 km (63 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:14:57 / 1:14 pm (local time epicenter).

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 three and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 117 km ESE of Caburan, Philippines. This information 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 126.5426° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.3611° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 100.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 117km ESE of Caburan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-29 05:14:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-29 05:37:41 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 1.949 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 102 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 us200040dk Id of event.
Event Code 200040dk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200040dk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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