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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Sarangani in Philippines

Earthquake location 4.8241S, 126.2396WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 107 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (66 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:20:05 / 5:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.2396° East, 4.8241° North, depth 73.129 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/05/24 / 2024-05-22 17:20:05 / May 22, 2024 @ 5:20 pm. Event id: us7000mntr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000mntr. The epicenter was at a depth of 73.129 km (45 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.

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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. 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: 107 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.2396° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.8241° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 73.129 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 107 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-05-22 17:20:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-05-29 20:55:46 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 40 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.326 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 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 us7000mntr Id of event.
Event Code 7000mntr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mntr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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