A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Caburan in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 84.97 km (53 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 125.8235 East, latitude 5.7806 North, depth = 84.97 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/15 / 2015-10-20 23:58:24 / October 20, 2015 @ 11:58 pm. Unique identifier: us10003q3v. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003q3v. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:58:24 / 7:58 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (50 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Maria, Basiawan, Maasin (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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