A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Limon in Philippines on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude 122.0142 East, latitude 12.2809 North, depth = 34.92 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:28:24 / 5:28 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/06/18 / 2018-06-01 21:28:24 / June 1, 2018 @ 9:28 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.92 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000ejlq. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ejlq.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Magsaysay, Bansud, New Washington (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Kalibo (poblacion) (c. 56 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Pandan (c. 34 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Mansalay (c. 23 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Romblon (c. 15 300 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Roxas (c. 14 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bansud (c. 13 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 2 km S of Limon, Philippines.
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