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



Earthquake location 5.8147S, 125.5538WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Kalbay in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 201.63 km (125 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009vrr. Unique identifier: us20009vrr. Exact location, longitude 125.5538° East, latitude 5.8147° North, depth = 201.63 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:32:44 / 2:32 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/07/17 / 2017-07-12 18:32:44 / July 12, 2017 @ 6:32 pm.

Event epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Padada, Cebuano, Sulop.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-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.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km NNE of Kalbay, Philippines. This data 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 125.5538° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.8147° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 201.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km NNE of Kalbay, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-12 18:32:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-12 20:39:54 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 1.247 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 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 us20009vrr Id of event.
Event Code 20009vrr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009vrr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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