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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Liloy in Philippines

Earthquake location 8.5294S, 122.5171WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Liloy in Philippines on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 08:42:51 / 8:42 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 63.43 km (39 miles). Unique identifier: us10004qiw. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004qiw. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.5171 East, latitude 8.5294 North, depth = 63.43 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 00:42:51 / February 14, 2016 @ 12:42 am.

Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Dipolog (c. 93 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Ipil (c. 19 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Manukan (c. 11 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Titay (c. 11 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Manalongon (c. 9 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bonawon (c. 9 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dipolog, Nagbalaye, Olingan.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: 48 km NNW of Liloy, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.5171° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.5294° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 63.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48km NNW of Liloy, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-14 00:42:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-03-13 00:17:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 3.362 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 92 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 us10004qiw Id of event.
Event Code 10004qiw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004qiw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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