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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Odiongan in Philippines

Earthquake location 12.4328S, 121.9594WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Odiongan in Philippines on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/09/16 / 2016-09-30 21:40:08 / September 30, 2016 @ 9:40 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location, longitude 121.9594° East, latitude 12.4328° North, depth = 35 km. Event id: us20007djd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007djd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 05:40:08 / 5:40 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalibo (poblacion), Socorro, Magsaysay (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Kalibo (poblacion) (c. 56 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Pinamalayan (c. 43 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Pandan (c. 34 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Mansalay (c. 23 000 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Romblon (c. 15 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Roxas (c. 14 300 pop). Nearby 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 4 km NW of Odiongan, 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 121.9594° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.4328° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km NW of Odiongan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-30 21:40:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-24 22:56:23 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 1.935 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 111 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 us20007djd Id of event.
Event Code 20007djd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20007djd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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