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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Kinablangan in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.8654S, 126.694WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Kinablangan in Philippines. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 20:11:08 / May 11, 2020 @ 8:11 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 126.694° East, 7.8654° North, depth 55.95 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 04:11:08 / 4:11 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55.95 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70009jqi. Event ids that are associated: us70009jqi.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (35 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from San Mariano (c. 18 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Veruela (c. 18 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tagbina, San Mariano, San Ignacio.

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-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 24 km NE of Kinablangan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.694° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.8654° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 55.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km NE of Kinablangan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-11 20:11:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-19 15:08:22 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 7.078 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 135 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 us70009jqi Id of event.
Event Code 70009jqi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009jqi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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