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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near San Nicolas in Philippines

Earthquake location 14.7551S, 119.5397WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from San Nicolas in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 119.5397 East, latitude 14.7551 North, depth = 70.3 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 70.3 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:09:31 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/03/19 / 2019-03-22 16:09:31 / March 22, 2019 @ 4:09 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000k75a. Unique identifier: us2000k75a.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Juan, Amuñgan, Olongapo. Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Subic (c. 67 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Antonio (c. 34 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Castillejos (c. 27 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Iba (c. 26 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Botolan (c. 23 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 61 km WSW of San Nicolas, 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 119.5397° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.7551° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 70.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 61km WSW of San Nicolas, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-22 16:09:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-21 15:50:32 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 8.562 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 129 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 us2000k75a Id of event.
Event Code 2000k75a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000k75a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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