A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Uyugan in Philippines on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 122.5917° East, latitude 19.9186° North, depth = 35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000g2gx. Unique identifier: us1000g2gx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/08/18 / 2018-08-03 09:55:51 / August 3, 2018 @ 9:55 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 17:55:51 / 5:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Basco (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Basco (c. 7 300 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 two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 83 km SE of Uyugan, Philippines.
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