A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.5278 East, latitude 5.9077 North, depth = 96.82 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000aym4. Unique identifier: us1000aym4. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/10/17 / 2017-10-22 00:53:20 / October 22, 2017 @ 12:53 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 08:53:20 / 8:53 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96.82 km (60 miles).
The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tibanbang.
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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 63 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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