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

Earthquake location 4.0092S, 126.9067WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 222 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (138 miles). Global time and date of event 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 15:41:19 / March 4, 2018 @ 3:41 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dc2l. Id of event: us2000dc2l. Exact location of event, depth 52.27 km, 126.9067° East, 4.0092° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:41:19 / 11:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.27 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 222 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.9067° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.0092° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 222km SE of Sarangani, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-04 15:41:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-04 16:50:37 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 3.248 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 135 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 us2000dc2l Id of event.
Event Code 2000dc2l An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dc2l, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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