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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Jomalig in Philippines

Earthquake location 14.9722S, 122.4573WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Jomalig in Philippines on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 13/04/19 / 2019-04-13 14:58:20 / April 13, 2019 @ 2:58 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.09 km (32 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.4573 East, latitude 14.9722 North, depth = 51.09 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:58:20 / 10:58 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700038nv. Id of event: us700038nv.

Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Jose Pañganiban (c. 21 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Santa Elena (c. 14 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Paracale (c. 8 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Dinahican (c. 7 100 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Patnanungan (c. 6 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Polillo (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Infanta, Santa Elena, Bantilan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 30 km NNE of Jomalig, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.4573° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.9722° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 51.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km NNE of Jomalig, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-13 14:58:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-11 19:47:38 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 7.912 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62 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 us700038nv Id of event.
Event Code 700038nv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700038nv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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