A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Caburan in Philippines on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 108.38 km (67 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.1133 East, latitude 5.7531 North, depth = 108.38 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 05:06:14 / May 14, 2017 @ 5:06 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10008wgr. Event ids that are associated: us10008wgr. The temblor was detected at 13:06:14 / 1:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Suyan (c. 7 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Malapatan, Pangyan, Malita.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 55 km ESE of Caburan, Philippines.
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