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

Earthquake location 12.3281S, 120.9142WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from San Agustin in Philippines. Unique identifier: us60003t47. Ids that are associated to the event: us60003t47. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:05:58 / 9:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 120.9142° East, 12.3281° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/05/19 / 2019-05-19 13:05:58 / May 19, 2019 @ 1:05 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 17 km (10 miles) from San Jose (c. 118 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Sablayan (c. 38 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Mansalay (c. 23 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Roxas (c. 14 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Bansud (c. 13 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Bulalacao (c. 12 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gloria, Coron, Santa Cruz. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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: 13 km SW of San Agustin, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.9142° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.3281° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SW of San Agustin, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-19 13:05:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-28 17:26:31 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 1.763 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.55 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 123 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 us60003t47 Id of event.
Event Code 60003t47 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60003t47, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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