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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Columbio in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.6908S, 124.9914WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Columbio in Philippines on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005wqb. Unique identifier: us70005wqb. 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 21:53:06 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/10/19 / 2019-10-21 13:53:06 / October 21, 2019 @ 1:53 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 124.9914° East, 6.6908° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was South Upi, Banisilan, Maasin (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 6 km E of Columbio, 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 124.9914° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.6908° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km E of Columbio, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-21 13:53:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-21 14:28:25 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 0.694 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 101 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 us70005wqb Id of event.
Event Code 70005wqb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005wqb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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