A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from San Isidro in Philippines on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 16/01/18 / 2018-01-16 16:51:54 / January 16, 2018 @ 4:51 pm UTC/GMT. 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 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:51:54 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cqxw. Id of event: us2000cqxw. Exact location of event, longitude 124.2388 East, latitude 11.5 North, depth = 35 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Basey, Burauen, Catmon (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Bogo (c. 23 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Bantayan (c. 19 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 16 km NW of San Isidro, Philippines.
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