A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Tamisan in Philippines on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006s9x. Unique identifier: us10006s9x. 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 79.92 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/09/16 / 2016-09-24 08:49:07 / September 24, 2016 @ 8:49 am. Exact location, longitude 126.4012° East, latitude 6.5993° North, depth = 79.92 km. The temblor was detected at 16:49:07 / 4:49 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Samal, Malita, Talagutong. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km SSE of Tamisan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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