A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Lalauigan in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 125.636° East, 11.6139° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:52:43 / 11:52 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000dxkn. Event ids that are associated: us2000dxkn. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 15:52:43 / April 2, 2018 @ 3:52 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gamay, Babatngon, Tanauan (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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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: 18 km E of Lalauigan, Philippines.
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