A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Katubao in Philippines on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 10:46:07 / May 14, 2017 @ 10:46 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 124.7582° East, 5.5879° North, depth 38.04 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:46:07 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008wgs. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008wgs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.04 km (24 miles).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Niño, Kipalbig, Bañga (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Surallah (c. 31 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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