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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Siocon in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.6414S, 121.8805WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Siocon in Philippines on Thursday. Exact location, longitude 121.8805° East, latitude 7.6414° North, depth = 36.23 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.23 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000d6hu. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d6hu. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/21 / 2021-01-07 16:47:21 / January 7, 2021 @ 4:47 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:47:21 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Zamboanga (c. 457 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Recodo (c. 42 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ipil (c. 19 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Sangali (c. 14 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Labuan (c. 12 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Titay (c. 11 500 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalawit, Zamboanga, Taluksangay (min 5000 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 29 km WSW of Siocon, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.8805° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.6414° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 36.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29 km WSW of Siocon, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-07 16:47:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-07 18:47:34 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 6.578 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 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 us6000d6hu Id of event.
Event Code 6000d6hu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d6hu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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