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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near General Luna in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.6617S, 126.4681WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from General Luna in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 126.4681 East, latitude 9.6617 North, depth = 142.88 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 142.88 km (89 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600040py. Id of event: us600040py. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/06/19 / 2019-06-08 16:31:43 / June 8, 2019 @ 4:31 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:31:43 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Placer, Bacuag, Aras-asan (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 36 km ESE of General Luna, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.4681° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.6617° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 142.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36km ESE of General Luna, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-08 16:31:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-08 13:59:05 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 2.721 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 137 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 us600040py Id of event.
Event Code 600040py An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600040py, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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