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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, Mindanao, Philippines

Earthquake location 5.4928S, 124.894WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Mindanao, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Mindanao, Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 124.894 East, latitude 5.4928 North, depth = 31.23 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 31.23 km (19 miles). Global time and date of event 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 23:07:41 / May 1, 2017 @ 11:07 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008ptx. Unique identifier: us10008ptx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:07:41 / 11:07 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tupi, Polonoling, Conel (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Mindanao, 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 124.894° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.4928° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Mindanao, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-01 23:07:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-14 05:00:05 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 1.708 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 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 us10008ptx Id of event.
Event Code 10008ptx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008ptx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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