A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Cabatuan in Philippines on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.21 km (14 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:23:27 / 4:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10004r1t. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004r1t. Global time and date of event 16/02/16 / 2016-02-16 20:23:27 / February 16, 2016 @ 8:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 125.5148° East, latitude 13.0112° North, depth = 23.21 km.
Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Laoang (c. 16 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Pambujan (c. 10 800 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Gamay (c. 9 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Palapag (c. 8 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Arteche (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arteche, Pambujan, Gamay (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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