A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Cagwait in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:08:26 / 3:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/04/17 / 2017-04-18 19:08:26 / April 18, 2017 @ 7:08 pm. Exact location, longitude 126.4992° East, latitude 8.9398° North, depth = 112.37 km. Unique identifier: us10008n3f. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008n3f. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 112.37 km (70 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taligaman, Bislig, Bayugan. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km E of Cagwait, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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