A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Santa Maria in Philippines on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/01/17 / 2017-01-30 01:28:57 / January 30, 2017 @ 1:28 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:28:57 / 9:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.5578° East, 7.93° North, depth 66.66 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 66.66 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008jmu. Id of event: us20008jmu.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Francisco, Lianga, San Ignacio (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (26 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from New Corella (c. 20 600 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from San Mariano (c. 18 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-four 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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