A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Alicia in Philippines on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 02:10:09 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.05 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/16 / 2016-03-15 18:10:09 / March 15, 2016 @ 6:10 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 40.05 km, 121.7146° East, 16.8055° North. Id of earthquake: us20005as1. Event ids that are associated: us20005as1.
Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Tuguegarao City (c. 115 100 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Santiago (c. 108 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Ilagan (c. 72 400 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Solana (c. 71 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Bayombong (c. 48 200 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Ramon (c. 36 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Buguias, Solana, Baculongan.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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