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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Burgos in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.2447S, 126.3775WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Burgos in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 13:16:30 / April 29, 2017 @ 1:16 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008pnb. Id of event: us10008pnb. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.3775 East, latitude 9.2447 North, depth = 70.19 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:16:30 / 9:16 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 70.19 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 86 km (54 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tubay, Cabadbaran, San Francisco.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

Questions or comments?

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: 20 km E of Burgos, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.3775° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.2447° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 70.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km E of Burgos, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-29 13:16:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-22 16:07:22 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 2.301 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 137 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 us10008pnb Id of event.
Event Code 10008pnb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008pnb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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