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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Bual in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.7617S, 124.9098WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Bual in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 124.9098 East, latitude 6.7617 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:35:24 / 12:35 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000618j. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000618j. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 16:35:24 / October 30, 2019 @ 4:35 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Samal, Suyan, Kadingilan (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

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

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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: 3 km S of Bual, 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 124.9098° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.7617° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km S of Bual, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-30 16:35:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-30 21:48:49 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 0.731 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 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 us7000618j Id of event.
Event Code 7000618j An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000618j, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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