A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Mindanao, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Mindanao, Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.9165 East, latitude 5.4988 North, depth = 65.31 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008psn. Id of event: us10008psn. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/05/17 / 2017-05-05 14:42:07 / May 5, 2017 @ 2:42 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:42:07 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 65.31 km (41 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tupi, Caburan, Polonoling. 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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