A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 111 km ESE of Santiago, Philippines (69 miles). Exact location, longitude 127.5063° East, latitude 6.9001° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:14:06 / 1:14 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cl9d. Id of event: us2000cl9d. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/01/18 / 2018-01-07 04:14:06 / January 7, 2018 @ 4:14 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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.
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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. 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: 111 km ESE of Santiago, Philippines.
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