A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:45:10 / 9:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.3968 East, latitude 6.3419 North, depth = 61.9 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/07/15 / 2015-07-31 01:45:10 / July 31, 2015 @ 1:45 am. Id of earthquake: us10002wrf. Event ids that are associated: us10002wrf. The epicenter was at a depth of 61.9 km (38 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Malita, San Ignacio, Talagutong (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 24 km E of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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