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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Pondaguitan in Philippines



Earthquake location 4.936S, 127.3967WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 207 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (129 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005e7i. Id of event: us10005e7i. 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: 06/05/16 / 2016-05-06 04:23:10 / May 6, 2016 @ 4:23 am. The temblor was picked up at 12:23:10 / 12:23 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 75.77 km (47 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 127.3967 East, latitude 4.936 North, depth = 75.77 km.

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 four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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: 207 km SE of Pondaguitan, 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 127.3967° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.936° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 75.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 207km SE 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 2016-05-06 04:23:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-25 04:55:08 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 2.785 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.41 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 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 us10005e7i Id of event.
Event Code 10005e7i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10005e7i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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