A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Mindanao, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Mindanao, Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 124.894 East, latitude 5.4928 North, depth = 31.23 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 31.23 km (19 miles). Global time and date of event 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 23:07:41 / May 1, 2017 @ 11:07 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008ptx. Unique identifier: us10008ptx. 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 23:07:41 / 11:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tupi, Polonoling, Conel (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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