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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Pondaguitan in Philippines



Earthquake location 5.7896S, 127.2236WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 131 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (81 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008j9n. Id of event: us10008j9n. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.66 km (11 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.2236 East, latitude 5.7896 North, depth = 17.66 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:34:09 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/04/17 / 2017-04-13 00:34:09 / April 13, 2017 @ 12:34 am.

In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 131 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 127.2236° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.7896° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 131km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-13 00:34:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-28 05:02:08 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 2.07 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 131 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 us10008j9n Id of event.
Event Code 10008j9n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008j9n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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