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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Pagudpud in Philippines

Earthquake location 18.7879S, 120.6357WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Pagudpud in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000886v. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000886v. Global time and date of event 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 16:55:58 / March 2, 2017 @ 4:55 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.86 km (5 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:55:58 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 120.6357° East, 18.7879° North, depth 7.86 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Bacarra (c. 9 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Dingras (c. 6 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Batac City, Dingras, Sarrat (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 29 km NNW of Pagudpud, 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 120.6357° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.7879° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km NNW of Pagudpud, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-02 16:55:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-14 19:24:45 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 4.031 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 122 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 us1000886v Id of event.
Event Code 1000886v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000886v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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