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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Talisay in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.783S, 125.6558WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Talisay in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 118.14 km (73 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 125.6558° East, 9.783° North, depth 118.14 km. The temblor was detected at 06:40:51 / 6:40 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 06:40:51 / May 11, 2020 @ 6:40 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009jq0. Id of event: us70009jq0.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (58 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Buenavista (c. 18 700 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Libertad, Buenavista, Butuan (min 5000 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km SE of Talisay, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.6558° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.783° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 118.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5 km SE of Talisay, 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 06:40:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-09 06:52:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 2.697 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 131 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 us70009jq0 Id of event.
Event Code 70009jq0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009jq0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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