A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Burgos in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 13:16:30 / April 29, 2017 @ 1:16 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008pnb. Id of event: us10008pnb. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.3775 East, latitude 9.2447 North, depth = 70.19 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:16:30 / 9:16 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 70.19 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 86 km (54 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tubay, Cabadbaran, San Francisco.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 20 km E of Burgos, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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