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



Earthquake location 9.6157S, 121.9622WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Sipalay in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 21:17:11 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us100086sr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100086sr. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.94 km (30 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/17 / 2017-02-24 13:17:11 / February 24, 2017 @ 1:17 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 121.9622° East, 9.6157° North, depth 48.94 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Sipalay (c. 24 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Asia (c. 23 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Guiljungan (c. 14 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tuyom (c. 11 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Inayauan (c. 10 000 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Dancalan (c. 9 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dancalan, Guiljungan, Tabu (min 5000 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 50 km WSW of Sipalay, 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 121.9622° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.6157° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 48.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50km WSW of Sipalay, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-24 13:17:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-04 12:20:24 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 5.589 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 192 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 us100086sr Id of event.
Event Code 100086sr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100086sr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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