A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tingloy in Philippines on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 17:26:42 / April 8, 2017 @ 5:26 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.8073 East, latitude 13.6626 North, depth = 50.89 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.89 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 01:26:42 / 1:26 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008fw4. Id of event: us10008fw4.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jalajala, Tayabas, Socorro (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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