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

Earthquake location 5.9322S, 126.436WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us6000b3ht. Event ids that are associated: us6000b3ht. The epicenter was at a depth of 31.19 km (19 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:32:37 / 5:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.436 East, latitude 5.9322 North, depth = 31.19 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 05:32:37 / July 20, 2020 @ 5:32 am.

Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from La Union (c. 5 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Union, Talagutong, Sigaboy (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 55 km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.436° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.9322° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 55 km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-20 05:32:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-16 14:45:24 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 1.415 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 140 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 us6000b3ht Id of event.
Event Code 6000b3ht An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b3ht, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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