A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Siocon in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100086ja. Id of event: us100086ja. Exact location, longitude 121.5886° East, latitude 7.6927° North, depth = 34.13 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/02/17 / 2017-02-22 23:36:20 / February 22, 2017 @ 11:36 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.13 km (21 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:36:20 / 7:36 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Recodo (c. 42 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Labuan (c. 12 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Vitali (c. 9 700 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Curuan (c. 6 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Bunguiao (c. 6 700 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Buenavista (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bunguiao, Recodo, Curuan (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 60 km W of Siocon, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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