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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Sula in Philippines

Earthquake location 15.4284S, 120.2682WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Sula in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 14:52:39 / July 26, 2020 @ 2:52 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 120.2682 East, latitude 15.4284 North, depth = 96.18 km. The temblor was reported at 14:52:39 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96.18 km (60 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b6t2. Unique identifier: us6000b6t2.

Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (28 miles) from Angeles City (c. 299 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Santol (c. 299 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Fernando (c. 251 200 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Cabanatuan City (c. 220 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Malolos (c. 198 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Balagtas, Guiguinto, Subusub.

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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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 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: 14 km WSW of Sula, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.2682° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.4284° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 96.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14 km WSW of Sula, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-26 14:52:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-02 13:49:29 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 1.468 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 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 us6000b6t2 Id of event.
Event Code 6000b6t2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b6t2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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