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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Pondaguitan in Philippines

Earthquake location 5.0382S, 127.3739WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 197 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (122 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 08/10/19 / 2019-10-08 13:10:47 / October 8, 2019 @ 1:10 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us70005upt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005upt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:10:47 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 158.78 km (99 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.3739 East, latitude 5.0382 North, depth = 158.78 km.

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 197 km SE of Pondaguitan, 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 127.3739° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.0382° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 158.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 197km SE 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 2019-10-08 13:10:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-17 14:23:35 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 2.694 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 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 us70005upt Id of event.
Event Code 70005upt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005upt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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