A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Mayo in Philippines. Event id: us10008uua. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008uua. Global time and date of event 17/05/17 / 2017-05-17 22:24:44 / May 17, 2017 @ 10:24 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 06:24:44 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.3665° East, 6.9595° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cambanugoy, Cateel, New Corella (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 6 km SE of Mayo, Philippines.
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