A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 62 km WNW of Itbayat, Philippines (39 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009y3d. Unique identifier: us20009y3d. Exact location of event, depth 31.81 km, 121.3198° East, 21.058° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31.81 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 14/07/17 / 2017-07-14 17:44:52 / July 14, 2017 @ 5:44 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:44:52 / 1:44 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 62 km WNW of Itbayat, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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