A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Sabtang in Philippines on Friday. Id of earthquake: us10008rq8. Event ids that are associated: us10008rq8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.98 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/05/17 / 2017-05-11 22:09:29 / May 11, 2017 @ 10:09 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 121.1888° East, 20.4635° North, depth 48.98 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 06:09:29 / 6:09 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Basco (c. 7 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Basco (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 72 km WNW of Sabtang, Philippines.
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