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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 50 km ESE of Gigmoto, Philippines

Earthquake location 13.6609S, 124.841WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Gigmoto in Philippines on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:20:09 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/01/19 / 2019-01-25 19:20:09 / January 25, 2019 @ 7:20 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jes3. Unique identifier: us2000jes3. Exact location of event, depth 44.75 km, 124.841° East, 13.6609° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 44.75 km (28 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pandan, Calolbon, Calatagan (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Virac (c. 15 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Calatagan (c. 7 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Pandan (c. 5 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Calolbon (c. 5 000 pop). 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 50 km ESE of Gigmoto, Philippines. This information 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 124.841° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.6609° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 44.75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50km ESE of Gigmoto, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-25 19:20:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-15 22:26:08 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 3.817 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 181 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 us2000jes3 Id of event.
Event Code 2000jes3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jes3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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