A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 45 kilometers (28 miles) from San Isidro in Philippines on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/01/17 / 2017-01-31 20:39:07 / January 31, 2017 @ 8:39 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 126.4908 East, latitude 10.0383 North, depth = 41.66 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 41.66 km (26 miles). 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 04:39:07 / 4:39 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20008jxr. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008jxr.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Socorro, Dapa.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 45 km ENE of San Isidro, Philippines.
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