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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Antagan Dos in Philippines

Earthquake location 17.2436S, 122.0029WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Antagan Dos in Philippines on Thursday. 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: us1000ar2c. Unique identifier: us1000ar2c. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:36:13 / 1:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.45 km (12 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/10/17 / 2017-10-12 05:36:13 / October 12, 2017 @ 5:36 am. Exact location, longitude 122.0029° East, latitude 17.2436° North, depth = 19.45 km.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pasil, Saguday, Cabarroguis (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Tuguegarao City (c. 115 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Santiago (c. 108 400 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Ilagan (c. 72 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Solana (c. 71 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ramon (c. 36 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Tabuk (c. 27 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km ESE of Antagan Dos, 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 122.0029° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.2436° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km ESE of Antagan Dos, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-12 05:36:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-12 22:02:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 5.612 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 102 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 us1000ar2c Id of event.
Event Code 1000ar2c An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000ar2c, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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