A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Garcia Hernandez in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 524.77 km (326 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 20:29:53 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 124.2744° East, latitude 9.4196° North, depth = 524.77 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100076yr. Id of event: us100076yr. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/11/16 / 2016-11-07 12:29:53 / November 7, 2016 @ 12:29 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Tagbilaran City (c. 86 400 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Danao (c. 17 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tibigan (c. 11 300 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Talibon (c. 11 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Siquijor (c. 10 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mambajao (c. 10 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moog, Balingasag, Bogo.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
Questions or comments?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 21 km S of Garcia Hernandez, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.