A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Isabel in Philippines on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.4636 East, latitude 10.9449 North, depth = 106.62 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/01/16 / 2016-01-21 17:32:06 / January 21, 2016 @ 5:32 pm. The temblor was detected at 01:32:06 / 1:32 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 106.62 km (66 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004usg. Id of event: us20004usg.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cebu City, Asturias, Lipayran. Event epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Cebu City (c. 798 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Lapu-Lapu City (c. 350 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Mandaue City (c. 331 300 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Danao (c. 70 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km ENE of Isabel, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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