A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guipos in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/09/16 / 2016-09-29 00:46:03 / September 29, 2016 @ 12:46 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us20007dh4. Unique identifier: us20007dh4. The temblor was picked up at 08:46:03 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.17 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 123.2704 East, latitude 7.7376 North, depth = 21.17 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dipolog, Jimenez, Kalawit (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 21 km (13 miles) from Pagadian (c. 186 900 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Muricay (c. 132 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Dipolog (c. 93 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Ozamiz City (c. 93 100 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Lala (c. 61 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Tangub (c. 29 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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 five 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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