A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Pagudpud in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000886v. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000886v. Global time and date of event 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 16:55:58 / March 2, 2017 @ 4:55 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.86 km (5 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:55:58 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 120.6357° East, 18.7879° North, depth 7.86 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Bacarra (c. 9 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Dingras (c. 6 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Batac City, Dingras, Sarrat (min 5000 pop).
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 29 km NNW of Pagudpud, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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