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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Algeciras in Philippines

Earthquake location 11.8418S, 120.7459WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Algeciras in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, 120.7459° East, 11.8418° North, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 23:27:30 / February 8, 2021 @ 11:27 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dh3w. Unique identifier: us6000dh3w. The temblor was picked up at 23:27:30 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ligaya, Bulalacao, Calintaan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (41 miles) from San Jose (c. 118 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Bulalacao (c. 12 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Calintaan (c. 11 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Caminauit (c. 11 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Magsaysay (c. 9 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Coron (c. 8 700 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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 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: 47 km N of Algeciras, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.7459° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.8418° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47 km N of Algeciras, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-08 23:27:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-13 22:47:20 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 34.166 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 160 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 us6000dh3w Id of event.
Event Code 6000dh3w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dh3w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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