A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Lapuan in Philippines. Unique identifier: us2000a1px. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a1px. The temblor was picked up at 06:45:29 / 6:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 140.3 km (87 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/07/17 / 2017-07-22 22:45:29 / July 22, 2017 @ 10:45 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 140.3 km, 125.9637° East, 6.177° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Baliton, Silway 7, Glan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seven and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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