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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Tigbaw in Philippines

Earthquake location 12.0835S, 123.5722WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Tigbaw in Philippines on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/05/19 / 2019-05-19 22:45:21 / May 19, 2019 @ 10:45 pm. Id of earthquake: us70003ncg. Event ids that are associated: us70003ncg. The temblor was reported at 06:45:21 / 6:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 123.5722° East, 12.0835° North, depth 52.27 km. 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 52.27 km (32 miles).

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pilar, Tinaan, Donsol (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (20 miles) from Masbate (c. 47 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Bulan (c. 28 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Irosin (c. 20 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Estancia (c. 11 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Pilar (c. 10 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Pilar (c. 8 600 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 7 km SSW of Tigbaw, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.5722° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.0835° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SSW of Tigbaw, 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 22:45:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-18 04:19:52 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 5.36 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 127 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 us70003ncg Id of event.
Event Code 70003ncg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003ncg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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