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

Earthquake location 6.8686S, 125.0347WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Makilala in Philippines on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 20:35:48 / October 30, 2019 @ 8:35 pm. The temblor was picked up at 04:35:48 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us600068q2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600068q2. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 125.0347° East, 6.8686° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salawagan, Carmen, Don Carlos. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km SW of Makilala, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.0347° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.8686° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SW of Makilala, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-30 20:35:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-11 21:54:40 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 0.576 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 87 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 us600068q2 Id of event.
Event Code 600068q2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600068q2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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