A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Palimbang in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 539.77 km (335 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 15:31:47 / February 19, 2017 @ 3:31 pm. Unique identifier: us20008kt1. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008kt1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:31:47 / 11:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 123.9661 East, latitude 5.817 North, depth = 539.77 km.
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puloypuloy, Sebu, Kalamansig (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kiamba (c. 11 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Maitum (c. 8 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bantogon (c. 5 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Puloypuloy (c. 5 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 50 km SSW of Palimbang, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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