A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Sablayan in Philippines on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 120.6016° East, 12.9144° North, depth 38.64 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.64 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 11:47:50 / September 10, 2017 @ 11:47 am. Id of earthquake: us2000artq. Event ids that are associated: us2000artq. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:47:50 / 7:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from San Jose (c. 118 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Calapan (c. 66 000 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Sablayan (c. 38 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mamburao (c. 23 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Bansud (c. 13 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Calintaan (c. 11 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gloria, Bansud, Socorro (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km WNW of Sablayan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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