A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/01/16 / 2016-01-03 07:52:01 / January 3, 2016 @ 7:52 am. The temblor was picked up at 15:52:01 / 3:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 75.64 km (47 miles). Id of earthquake: us10004dz4. Event ids that are associated: us10004dz4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 126.0943° East, 6.1823° North, depth 75.64 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Malapatan, Lun Pequeño, Maluñgun (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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