A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Kalian in Philippines. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004z2e. Id of event: us20004z2e. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:38:10 / 8:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 127.46 km (79 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.9979 East, latitude 6.1165 North, depth = 127.46 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/02/16 / 2016-02-05 00:38:10 / February 5, 2016 @ 12:38 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Baliton, Glan, Padada (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-one 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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