A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Balangkayan in Philippines on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 07:23:38 / 7:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 82.16 km (51 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bsyl. Unique identifier: us2000bsyl. Exact location of event, depth 82.16 km, 125.4997° East, 11.469° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 23:23:38 / November 13, 2017 @ 11:23 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Carigara, Arteche, Burauen (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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