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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Tamisan in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.5993S, 126.4012WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Tamisan in Philippines on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006s9x. Unique identifier: us10006s9x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79.92 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/09/16 / 2016-09-24 08:49:07 / September 24, 2016 @ 8:49 am. Exact location, longitude 126.4012° East, latitude 6.5993° North, depth = 79.92 km. The temblor was detected at 16:49:07 / 4:49 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Samal, Malita, Talagutong. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km SSE of Tamisan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.4012° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.5993° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 79.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km SSE of Tamisan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-24 08:49:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-22 12:08:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 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 0.94 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 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 us10006s9x Id of event.
Event Code 10006s9x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006s9x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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