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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Bunawan in Philippines

Earthquake location 8.1729S, 125.9478WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Bunawan in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 19:58:17 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000hvuk. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hvuk. 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 46.4 km (29 miles). Exact location, longitude 125.9478° East, latitude 8.1729° North, depth = 46.4 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/11/18 / 2018-11-17 11:58:17 / November 17, 2018 @ 11:58 am.

Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Malaybalay (c. 61 500 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop). Close 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 Baganga, Carmen, Alejal.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km W of Bunawan, 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 125.9478° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.1729° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 46.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km W of Bunawan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-17 11:58:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-30 09:34:07 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 1.155 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 253 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 us1000hvuk Id of event.
Event Code 1000hvuk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hvuk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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