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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 37 km WNW of Bantogon, Philippines

Earthquake location 6.6186S, 123.7057WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Bantogon in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.7057 East, latitude 6.6186 North, depth = 617.68 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 617.68 km (384 miles). Event id: us70005q5b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005q5b. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/10/19 / 2019-10-03 06:11:09 / October 3, 2019 @ 6:11 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:11:09 / 2:11 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pagaluñgan, Dalumangcob, Esperanza (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Pagaluñgan (c. 31 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Laguilayan (c. 17 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Maganoy (c. 17 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Dalican (c. 13 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop).

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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 37 km WNW of Bantogon, 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 123.7057° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.6186° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 617.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km WNW of Bantogon, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-03 06:11:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-03 08:22:22 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 12.179 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 147 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 us70005q5b Id of event.
Event Code 70005q5b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005q5b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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