A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Osias in Philippines on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 20:37:08 / April 15, 2017 @ 8:37 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:37:08 / 4:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 124.8053° East, 7.5603° North. 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: us10008hz8. Id of event: us10008hz8.
Epicenter of the event was 57 km (35 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Mantampay (c. 265 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Marawi City (c. 143 600 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tubod, Imelda, Sampao (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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