A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Javier in Philippines. 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20007eu1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007eu1. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/10/16 / 2016-10-10 04:23:02 / October 10, 2016 @ 4:23 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:23:02 / 12:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.0914° East, 8.4319° North, depth 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nabunturan, Cabanglasan, Magallanes. Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-three 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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