A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Pagudpud in Philippines on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.03 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 23:28:33 / April 16, 2017 @ 11:28 pm. Exact location, longitude 120.725° East, latitude 18.7288° North, depth = 35.03 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:28:33 / 7:28 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10008i81. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008i81.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ballesteros, Cabaritan East, Batac City. Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Bacarra (c. 9 600 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 19 km NNW of Pagudpud, Philippines.
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