A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Litayan in Philippines. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005kzx. Id of event: us20005kzx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 606.67 km, 123.8666° East, 7.3828° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/04/16 / 2016-04-15 22:57:19 / April 15, 2016 @ 10:57 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 06:57:19 / 6:57 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 606.67 km (377 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Pagadian (c. 186 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Marawi City (c. 143 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Muricay (c. 132 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalamansig, Kauran, Wao (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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 19 km WNW of Litayan, Philippines.
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