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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Hinatuan in Philippines

Earthquake location 8.4638S, 126.5247WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Hinatuan in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 06:29:24 / 6:29 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70004732. Event ids that are associated: us70004732. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.5247 East, latitude 8.4638 North, depth = 91.42 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/06/19 / 2019-06-28 22:29:24 / June 28, 2019 @ 10:29 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 91.42 km (57 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayugan, Monkayo, San Luis. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop).

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. 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 thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 23 km ENE of Hinatuan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.5247° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.4638° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 91.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km ENE of Hinatuan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-28 22:29:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-28 23:26:02 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 9.276 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.44 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 128 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 us70004732 Id of event.
Event Code 70004732 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004732, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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