A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Matinao in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us20008uab. Event ids that are associated: us20008uab. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 124.6852° East, 7.55° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/03/17 / 2017-03-17 23:53:32 / March 17, 2017 @ 11:53 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 07:53:32 / 7:53 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Mantampay (c. 265 000 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Marawi City (c. 143 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lumbia, Wañgan, Esperanza. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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