A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Callaguip in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:18:10 / 8:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 120.2416° East, 18.0891° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008il9. Id of event: us10008il9. Global time and date of event 10/04/17 / 2017-04-10 00:18:10 / April 10, 2017 @ 12:18 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vigan, Bantay, Dingras (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Bantay (c. 10 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Bacarra (c. 9 600 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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