A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Gamut in Philippines on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dtf2. Id of event: us1000dtf2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 126.1244° East, 8.9201° North, depth 74.36 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 74.36 km (46 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:49:02 / 9:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/04/18 / 2018-04-24 13:49:02 / April 24, 2018 @ 1:49 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dapa, Bacuag, Nasipit (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 10 km SSW of Gamut, Philippines.
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