A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Baracatan in Philippines on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/02/17 / 2017-02-16 06:27:07 / February 16, 2017 @ 6:27 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:27:07 / 2:27 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 24.83 km (15 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008kcd. Id of event: us20008kcd. Exact location of event, longitude 125.4035 East, latitude 6.9515 North, depth = 24.83 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Buayan, San Jose, Lopez Jaena (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop).
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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
Did you feel the quake?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km SW of Baracatan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.