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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Maydolong in Philippines

Earthquake location 11.5843S, 125.5817WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Maydolong in Philippines on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 07:12:48 / 7:12 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/04/20 / 2020-04-28 23:12:48 / April 28, 2020 @ 11:12 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us700099ze. Unique identifier: us700099ze. Exact location, longitude 125.5817° East, latitude 11.5843° North, depth = 75.44 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75.44 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gamay, Dulag, Alangalang. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km NE of Maydolong, Philippines. This data 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 125.5817° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.5843° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 75.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NE of Maydolong, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-28 23:12:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-05 00:24:49 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 4.486 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 109 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 us700099ze Id of event.
Event Code 700099ze An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700099ze, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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