A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Sabtang in Philippines. All ids that are associated to the event: us100078a2. Unique identifier: us100078a2. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/11/16 / 2016-11-08 08:41:25 / November 8, 2016 @ 8:41 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.4515 East, latitude 20.016 North, depth = 43.24 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.24 km (27 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:41:25 / 4:41 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Basco (c. 7 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Basco (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 56 km SW of Sabtang, Philippines.
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