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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Sarangani in Philippines

Earthquake location 3.5766S, 125.5401WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 202 km S of Sarangani, Philippines (126 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude 125.5401° East, latitude 3.5766° North, depth = 99.33 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/09/20 / 2020-09-09 07:43:39 / September 9, 2020 @ 7:43 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 99.33 km (62 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:43:39 / 7:43 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000bn2g. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bn2g.

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 202 km S of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.5401° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 3.5766° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 99.33 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 202 km S of Sarangani, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-09 07:43:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-16 06:27:58 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 3.33 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 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 us7000bn2g Id of event.
Event Code 7000bn2g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bn2g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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