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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 29 km E of Marihatag, Philippines

Earthquake location 8.7929S, 126.5611WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Marihatag in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 110.77 km (69 miles). Global time and date of event 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 11:06:51 / January 26, 2020 @ 11:06 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us60007gfp. Event ids that are associated: us60007gfp. Exact location of event, longitude 126.5611 East, latitude 8.7929 North, depth = 110.77 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:06:51 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Talacogon (c. 15 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bunawan, Talacogon, Cantilan.

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 two and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 29 km E of Marihatag, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.5611° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.7929° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 110.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km E of Marihatag, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-26 11:06:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-26 11:56:16 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 1.969 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 126 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 us60007gfp Id of event.
Event Code 60007gfp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007gfp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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