Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Sarangani in Philippines

Earthquake location 4.0591S, 126.5921WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 194 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (121 miles) on Sunday. 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 76.84 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.5921 East, latitude 4.0591 North, depth = 76.84 km. The temblor was reported at 11:07:20 / 11:07 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70003l1b. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003l1b. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/05/19 / 2019-05-05 03:07:20 / May 5, 2019 @ 3:07 am.

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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.

Questions or comments?

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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 194 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2019 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.5921° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.0591° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 76.84 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 194km SE of Sarangani, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-05 03:07:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-15 04:10:34 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 3.355 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 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 us70003l1b Id of event.
Event Code 70003l1b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003l1b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply