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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 85 km SE of Cabiraoan, Philippines

Earthquake location 17.8409S, 122.7126WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Cabiraoan in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 20:51:00 / 8:51 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us200061qp. Event ids that are associated: us200061qp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.73 km (30 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/05/16 / 2016-05-30 12:51:00 / May 30, 2016 @ 12:51 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 122.7126° East, 17.8409° North, depth 47.73 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Ana, Gonzaga (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Gonzaga (c. 7 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Santa Ana (c. 6 300 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 two 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 85 km SE of Cabiraoan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.7126° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.8409° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.73 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 85km SE of Cabiraoan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-05-30 12:51:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-13 07:49:36 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 5.68 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 150 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 us200061qp Id of event.
Event Code 200061qp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200061qp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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