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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Ilioilio in Philippines

Earthquake location 15.5718S, 119.1792WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Ilioilio in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70003hjv. Event ids that are associated: us70003hjv. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/04/19 / 2019-04-26 23:14:09 / April 26, 2019 @ 11:14 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 07:14:09 / 7:14 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 119.1792 East, latitude 15.5718 North, depth = 10 km.

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iba, Amuñgan, Masinloc. Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Masinloc (c. 28 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Iba (c. 26 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 26 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Amuñgan (c. 12 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Lucapon (c. 5 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Taltal (c. 5 400 pop).

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

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 76 km SW of Ilioilio, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.1792° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.5718° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76km SW of Ilioilio, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-26 23:14:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-10 23:15:56 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 9.905 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 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 us70003hjv Id of event.
Event Code 70003hjv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003hjv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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