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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 9 km ESE of Tutubigan, Philippines

Earthquake location 11.8001S, 125.1341WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Tutubigan in Philippines. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:52:10 / 8:52 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/04/19 / 2019-04-27 00:52:10 / April 27, 2019 @ 12:52 am. Exact location of event, depth 161.95 km, 125.1341° East, 11.8001° North. 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 161.95 km (101 miles). Event id: us70003cub. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003cub.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dulag, Catarman, Kananya (min 5000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km ESE of Tutubigan, 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 125.1341° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.8001° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 161.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km ESE of Tutubigan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-27 00:52:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-27 01:45:50 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 4.72 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.44 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 101 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 us70003cub Id of event.
Event Code 70003cub An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003cub, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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