A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Tiguisan in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 11:31:14 / 11:31 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000dzn3. Event ids that are associated: us2000dzn3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 03:31:14 / April 7, 2018 @ 3:31 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 121.43 East, latitude 12.8345 North, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from San Jose (c. 118 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Calapan (c. 66 000 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Pinamalayan (c. 43 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Sablayan (c. 38 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mansalay (c. 23 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Roxas (c. 14 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Laiya, Semirara, Boac (min 5000 pop).
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 have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 3 km W of Tiguisan, Philippines.
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