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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Loyola in Philippines

Earthquake location 8.3194S, 126.3519WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Loyola in Philippines. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:30:37 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 11:30:37 / August 2, 2020 @ 11:30 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 97.45 km (61 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.3519 East, latitude 8.3194 North, depth = 97.45 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bahc. Unique identifier: us6000bahc.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manat, Nabunturan, Esperanza (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 12 km (8 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km SE of Loyola, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.3519° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.3194° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 97.45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2 km SE of Loyola, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-02 11:30:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-19 09:15:28 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 1.458 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.55 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 134 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 us6000bahc Id of event.
Event Code 6000bahc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000bahc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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