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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Balangkayan in Philippines

Earthquake location 11.469S, 125.4997WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Balangkayan in Philippines on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 07:23:38 / 7:23 am (local time epicenter). 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 82.16 km (51 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bsyl. Unique identifier: us2000bsyl. Exact location of event, depth 82.16 km, 125.4997° East, 11.469° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 23:23:38 / November 13, 2017 @ 11:23 pm UTC/GMT.

The epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Carigara, Arteche, Burauen (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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 eighteen 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. Every 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 1 km WSW of Balangkayan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.4997° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.469° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 82.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km WSW of Balangkayan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-13 23:23:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-12-01 05:44:28 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 21.612 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 120 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 us2000bsyl Id of event.
Event Code 2000bsyl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bsyl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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