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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Tabonoc in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.3441S, 124.8204WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tabonoc in Philippines on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us2000hcw0. Event ids that are associated: us2000hcw0. Global time and date of event 03/09/18 / 2018-09-03 22:25:04 / September 3, 2018 @ 10:25 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.8204 East, latitude 10.3441 North, depth = 35 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:25:04 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Consolacion, Jaro, Palo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Danao (c. 70 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Liloan (c. 49 200 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Consolacion (c. 48 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Cogan (c. 21 900 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Compostela (c. 18 700 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 nine 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 2 km ESE of Tabonoc, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.8204° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.3441° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km ESE of Tabonoc, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-03 22:25:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-24 00:19:52 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 3.338 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 156 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 us2000hcw0 Id of event.
Event Code 2000hcw0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000hcw0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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