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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Santa Monica in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.4626S, 126.1735WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Santa Monica in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 46.33 km (29 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:28:48 / 10:28 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cqs0. Unique identifier: us6000cqs0. Global time and date of event 17/11/20 / 2020-11-17 10:28:48 / November 17, 2020 @ 10:28 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 46.33 km, 126.1735° East, 10.4626° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Loreto (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guiuan, Dapa, Loreto. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-five 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.

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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. 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: 51 km NNE of Santa Monica, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.1735° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.4626° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 46.33 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 51 km NNE of Santa Monica, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-17 10:28:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-06 12:23:30 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 3.422 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.61 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 119 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 us6000cqs0 Id of event.
Event Code 6000cqs0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000cqs0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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