A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from General Luna in Philippines. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:37:28 / 5:37 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/01/17 / 2017-01-17 21:37:28 / January 17, 2017 @ 9:37 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 126.7314 East, latitude 9.6189 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008fw2. Id of event: us20008fw2.
Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Aras-asan (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aras-asan, Cantilan, Tago (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 65 km ESE of General Luna, Philippines.
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