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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Santa Monica in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.1369S, 126.0361WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Santa Monica in Philippines on Saturday. 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 70.62 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000aesg. Event ids that are associated: us6000aesg. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/06/20 / 2020-06-13 19:14:57 / June 13, 2020 @ 7:14 pm. The temblor was picked up at 19:14:57 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.0361 East, latitude 10.1369 North, depth = 70.62 km.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kitcharao, Alegria, Cantilan.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km N of Santa Monica, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.0361° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.1369° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 70.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12 km N of Santa Monica, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-13 19:14:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-20 04:43:25 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 3.08 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 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 us6000aesg Id of event.
Event Code 6000aesg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000aesg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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