A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Rosario in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, 126.062° East, 8.4156° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:53:58 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006per. Unique identifier: us10006per. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/09/16 / 2016-09-07 09:53:58 / September 7, 2016 @ 9:53 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nabunturan, Magallanes, Taytayan.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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