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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Pondaguitan in Philippines

Earthquake location 5.6222S, 126.4261WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.4261 East, latitude 5.6222 North, depth = 79.06 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79.06 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/09/19 / 2019-09-29 02:40:40 / September 29, 2019 @ 2:40 am. Id of earthquake: us70005s41. Event ids that are associated: us70005s41. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 10:40:40 / 10:40 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Caburan.

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 86 km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.4261° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.6222° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 79.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 86km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-29 02:40:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-11 03:40:40 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 4.908 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 132 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 us70005s41 Id of event.
Event Code 70005s41 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005s41, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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