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

Earthquake location 8.752S, 122.9611WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Manukan in Philippines on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:59:52 / 9:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 122.9611° East, 8.752° North, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 21:59:52 / August 4, 2020 @ 9:59 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000bbyn. Event ids that are associated: us6000bbyn.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Molave, Langcangan, Colipapa. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Dumaguete (c. 113 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Dipolog (c. 93 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Dapitan (c. 50 500 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Tanjay (c. 39 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Bayawan (c. 36 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sibulan (c. 28 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 28 km NNW of Manukan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.9611° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.752° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28 km NNW of Manukan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-04 21:59:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-12 04:27:09 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 3.085 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 129 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 us6000bbyn Id of event.
Event Code 6000bbyn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000bbyn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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