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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Tubajon in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.2876S, 125.6815WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Tubajon in Philippines. Global time and date of event 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 02:51:16 / May 8, 2020 @ 2:51 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:51:16 / 10:51 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009g3n. Id of event: us70009g3n. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.6815 East, latitude 10.2876 North, depth = 10 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kitcharao, Maasin, Alegria. Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Abuyog (c. 15 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop). 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: 13 km ESE of Tubajon, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.6815° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.2876° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km ESE of Tubajon, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-08 02:51:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-14 23:41:21 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 3.199 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 139 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 us70009g3n Id of event.
Event Code 70009g3n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009g3n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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