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

Earthquake location 9.3139S, 125.8717WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Panikian in Philippines on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hghj. Id of event: us1000hghj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 125.8717° East, 9.3139° North, depth 98.54 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/10/18 / 2018-10-19 17:19:13 / October 19, 2018 @ 5:19 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 98.54 km (61 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:19:13 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Luis, Barobo, San Francisco (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km WSW of Panikian, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.8717° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.3139° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 98.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km WSW of Panikian, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-10-19 17:19:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-17 21:59:17 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 15.142 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 150 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 us1000hghj Id of event.
Event Code 1000hghj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hghj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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