A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Palimbang in Philippines on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/09/18 / 2018-09-09 09:31:38 / September 9, 2018 @ 9:31 am. Exact location of event, longitude 123.8617 East, latitude 5.7342 North, depth = 545.22 km. The temblor was detected at 17:31:38 / 5:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 545.22 km (339 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hgpy. Id of event: us2000hgpy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalamansig, Bantogon, Kiamba (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Kiamba (c. 11 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Maitum (c. 8 500 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Bantogon (c. 5 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km SW of Palimbang, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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