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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Katubao in Philippines

Earthquake location 5.5879S, 124.7582WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Katubao in Philippines on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 10:46:07 / May 14, 2017 @ 10:46 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 124.7582° East, 5.5879° North, depth 38.04 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:46:07 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008wgs. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008wgs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.04 km (24 miles).

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Niño, Kipalbig, Bañga (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Surallah (c. 31 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop).

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 three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 km SSW of Katubao, 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 124.7582° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.5879° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 38.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km SSW of Katubao, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-14 10:46:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-02 07:58:07 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 1.683 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 162 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 us10008wgs Id of event.
Event Code 10008wgs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008wgs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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