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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 96 km ENE of San Isidro, Philippines



Earthquake location 10.3887S, 126.8732WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 96 km ENE of San Isidro, Philippines (60 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:55:04 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100085qg. Id of event: us100085qg. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/02/17 / 2017-02-18 16:55:04 / February 18, 2017 @ 4:55 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.87 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 126.8732° East, latitude 10.3887° North, depth = 57.87 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: 96 km ENE of San Isidro, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.8732° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.3887° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 57.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 96km ENE of San Isidro, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-18 16:55:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-20 13:52:14 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 34.539 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 140 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 us100085qg Id of event.
Event Code 100085qg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100085qg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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