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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Mindanao, Philippines



Earthquake location 5.4988S, 124.9165WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Mindanao, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Mindanao, Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.9165 East, latitude 5.4988 North, depth = 65.31 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008psn. Id of event: us10008psn. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/05/17 / 2017-05-05 14:42:07 / May 5, 2017 @ 2:42 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:42:07 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 65.31 km (41 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tupi, Caburan, Polonoling. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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: Mindanao, 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 124.9165° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.4988° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 65.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Mindanao, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-05 14:42:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-13 12:12:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 1.693 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 114 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 us10008psn Id of event.
Event Code 10008psn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008psn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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