A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 82 km E of Baras, Philippines (51 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 37.94 km, 125.1136° East, 13.5144° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.94 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/08/18 / 2018-08-11 00:58:50 / August 11, 2018 @ 12:58 am. The temblor was picked up at 08:58:50 / 8:58 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000gai9. Event ids that are associated: us1000gai9.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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