A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Capuy in Philippines on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 76.32 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 23:31:07 / 11:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/07/17 / 2017-07-30 15:31:07 / July 30, 2017 @ 3:31 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a45a. Unique identifier: us2000a45a. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 123.9426° East, latitude 12.9692° North, depth = 76.32 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Goa, Catarman, Bula (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Legaspi (c. 179 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Iriga City (c. 94 800 pop), 6 km (3 miles) from Sorsogon (c. 82 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Polangui (c. 77 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Libon (c. 68 800 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Tabaco (c. 57 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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: 1 km SSE of Capuy, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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