A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Sigaboy in Philippines on Saturday. 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 153.36 km (95 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:23:02 / 11:23 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20008iy7. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008iy7. Exact location, longitude 125.8173° East, latitude 6.621° North, depth = 153.36 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/01/17 / 2017-01-28 03:23:02 / January 28, 2017 @ 3:23 am.
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Magpet, Polomolok, Malapatan.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-six 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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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 28 km W of Sigaboy, Philippines.
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