A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Odiongan in Philippines on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/09/16 / 2016-09-30 21:40:08 / September 30, 2016 @ 9:40 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location, longitude 121.9594° East, latitude 12.4328° North, depth = 35 km. Event id: us20007djd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007djd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 05:40:08 / 5:40 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalibo (poblacion), Socorro, Magsaysay (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Kalibo (poblacion) (c. 56 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Pinamalayan (c. 43 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Pandan (c. 34 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Mansalay (c. 23 000 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Romblon (c. 15 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Roxas (c. 14 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km NW of Odiongan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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