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

Earthquake location 14.0478S, 120.7682WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Toong in Philippines. Exact location, longitude 120.7682° East, latitude 14.0478° North, depth = 207.63 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 207.63 km (129 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:06:34 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000hezx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hezx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/18 / 2018-10-20 15:06:34 / October 20, 2018 @ 3:06 pm.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sampaloc, Masantol, Plaridel (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km SSE of Toong, 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 120.7682° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.0478° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 207.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km SSE of Toong, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-10-20 15:06:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-20 16:17:05 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 8.728 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 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 us1000hezx Id of event.
Event Code 1000hezx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hezx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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