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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Mindoro, Philippines

Earthquake location 13.8109S, 120.9341WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Mindoro, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Mindoro, Philippines on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/04/17 / 2017-04-21 00:57:24 / April 21, 2017 @ 12:57 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 120.98 km (75 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:57:24 / 12:57 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008n55. Id of event: us10008n55. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 120.9341° East, 13.8109° North, depth 120.98 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pinugay, Malicboy, Quezon City. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Mindoro, Philippines. This information 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 120.9341° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.8109° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 120.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Mindoro, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-21 00:57:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-06 04:53:48 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 0.289 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 146 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 us10008n55 Id of event.
Event Code 10008n55 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008n55, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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