A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Barcelona in Philippines on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 126.6857 East, latitude 8.2798 North, depth = 35 km. Id of earthquake: us1000953j. Event ids that are associated: us1000953j. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:21:58 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/06/17 / 2017-06-28 15:21:58 / June 28, 2017 @ 3:21 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Veruela (c. 18 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Compostela, Bah-Bah, Loreto.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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