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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Pondaguitan in Philippines



Earthquake location 6.1823S, 126.0943WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/01/16 / 2016-01-03 07:52:01 / January 3, 2016 @ 7:52 am. The temblor was picked up at 15:52:01 / 3:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 75.64 km (47 miles). Id of earthquake: us10004dz4. Event ids that are associated: us10004dz4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 126.0943° East, 6.1823° North, depth 75.64 km.

Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Malapatan, Lun Pequeño, Maluñgun (min 5000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 21 km SSW of Pondaguitan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.0943° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.1823° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 75.64 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km SSW of Pondaguitan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-03 07:52:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-30 13:44:32 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 1.019 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 120 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 us10004dz4 Id of event.
Event Code 10004dz4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004dz4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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