A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Balangonan in Philippines on Saturday. Unique identifier: us10008p8f. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008p8f. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 124.8643° East, 5.2398° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 20:54:01 / April 28, 2017 @ 8:54 pm. The temblor was detected at 04:54:01 / 4:54 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Malapatan, Sapu Padidu, Kiamba (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kiamba (c. 11 000 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Sapu Padidu (c. 9 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Maasin (c. 5 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 65 km SW of Balangonan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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