A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Hukay in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 06:50:25 / 6:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10006ug5. Event ids that are associated: us10006ug5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/10/16 / 2016-10-01 22:50:25 / October 1, 2016 @ 10:50 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.7076 East, latitude 13.7038 North, depth = 144.25 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 144.25 km (90 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 216 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mamala, Castañas, Sariaya (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km S of Hukay, Philippines.
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