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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Silago in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.5128S, 125.1869WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Silago in Philippines on Friday. The temblor was detected at 10:56:58 / 10:56 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000jkbw. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jkbw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56.98 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/19 / 2019-03-15 02:56:58 / March 15, 2019 @ 2:56 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.1869 East, latitude 10.5128 North, depth = 56.98 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabel, Luna, Matlang (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five 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.

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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. 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: 3 km ESE of Silago, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.1869° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.5128° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 56.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km ESE of Silago, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-15 02:56:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-23 01:07:28 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 3.443 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 140 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 us1000jkbw Id of event.
Event Code 1000jkbw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jkbw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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